The impeachment and eventual acquittal of Donald Trump in the Senate Wednesday will undoubtedly be a campaign topic in this year’s election.  And one Syracuse University Expert can see how it might benefit the President. 

Many New Yorkers had their eyes on Iowa, as that state starts the selection process for presidential nominees. One local political scientist says there a few things to look for.

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The Senate is holding a trial on the impeachment of President Trump, who is accused by the U.S. House of abusing his power and obstructing Congress. Each day of the trial will stream through this player as proceedings begin. At the conclusion of the trial, senators are expected to vote on whether Trump should be removed from office.

On Tuesday, the live video stream is expected to begin at Noon. You can also listen to the impeachment trial on 88.3 FM WAER.

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Congress Member Anthony Brindisi (NY-22)has made public his decision to vote in favor of articles of impeachment the House of Representatives plans to take up Wednesday.  The Democrat, who won the seat by just about one percentage point in 2018, says President Trump is his president too.  But the actions for which Trump is accused, are too brazen and likely illegal.

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The U.S. House of Representatives is holding open hearings in its impeachment inquiry into President Trump. All hearings will be streamed through this video player as they are live.

Tuesday morning,  Jennifer Williams, an aide to Vice President Mike Pence, and Lt. Col. Alexander Vindman, the director for European Affairs at the National Security Council, will testify.


Central New York’s Congress Members followed party lines on today’s impeachment procedural vote. 

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The U.S. House of Representatives is voting to formalize its ongoing impeachment inquiry. The resolution before lawmakers outlines the next steps in their investigation. Watch the debate and vote on the House floor live.

Stay tuned to 88.3 FM, WAER for continued coverage from NPR as the House vote and impeachment inquiry continues.

Rep. Katko Says More Facts are Needed Before Trump Impeachment Proceeds

Oct 1, 2019

Central New York Republican Congressmember John Katko thinks Democrats on Capitol Hill are rushing to judgement about President Trump’s Ukrainian phone call.


A SUNY Cortland Political Science Professor says the memorandum of a July phone call between President Donald Trump and the Ukraine President raises warning flags about the appearance of enlisting a foreign power for political gain.