Joon Grasso from Bloomberg Radio. On this vote, the eyes or 2 32. The nays are 1 97.
Upon the table. And with that vote, President Donald Trump became the on Lee president in our country's history to be impeached for a second time, 10 Republicans joined their Democratic colleagues for the vote making Trump's impeachment bipartisan. Article of Impeachment exhibit Vibe, the House of Representatives of the United States of America in the name of itself and of the people of the United States of America against Donald John Trump, president of the United States of America in maintenance and support of its impeachment against him for high crimes and misdemeanors. Article one incitement of insurrection, Trump was impeached on a single charge of incitement of insurrection for his role in the right by his supporters that left five dead in the Capitol ransacked and his second impeachment trial will be the first ever to take place after a president leaves office, creating a novel legal question that Trump might use in his defense. Joining me is an expert on impeachment law, Frank Bowman of the University of Missouri Law School. Looking at the Constitution itself. Did the framers intend to allow a president to be tried for impeachment after his term ends. Let's be honest here. I don't think the framers anticipated every possible contingency. We often think that they were sort of superhuman and sat there in the blazing Philadelphia summer heat and thought through all the possible outcomes, and I don't think they did. But I think we can say some things about that so much, even what they specifically intended. But what the structure of the Constitution pretty plainly suggests. First the point of the impeachment reality is dual. The primary purpose is to ensure that if the president disqualifies himself in some way through really horrible personal conduct or shows that he is