Pardon Me: Episode 10 -- Acquitted! Or: Heading Down A Very, Very Dark Corridor | Connecticut Public Radio

Pardon Me: Episode 10 -- Acquitted! Or: Heading Down A Very, Very Dark Corridor

Note: This episode contains strong language.

This hour, we air an updated version of the most recent episode of our weekly impeachment show, Pardon Me, which normally airs Saturdays at noon.

The Senate acquitted President Trump on both articles of the impeachment. Sen. Mitt Romney, R-Utah, was the only Republican who voted to convict the president on one charge, for "egregious" behavior he believed rose to the level of a "high crime and misdemeanor."

President Trump responded with anger. He fumed at his perceived enemies at Thursday's National Prayer Breakfast, he swore on live TV and radio at a rambling East Room acquittal "celebration," and then he fired two impeachment witnesses and an impeachment witness's twin brother... just to make sure he definitely got the right one, maybe?

This week, Colin speaks with Sen. Chris Murphy, D-Conn., and professor Ryan Goodman about how the fallout from the Senate acquittal of the president could affect the future of the election and the country. And more.


  • Ryan Goodman - Founding co-editor-in-chief of Just Security, professor of law at NYU School of Law, and professor of politics and sociology at NYU
  • Kyle Knickerbocker - A merchant mariner from Essex, Conn., who went to see the impeachment hearings and trial in person a whole bunch of times
  • Chris Murphy - Democratic U.S. Senator from Connecticut
  • Chion Wolf - A producer, photographer, and announcer at Connecticut Public Radio

Thanks to Eugene Amatruda.

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Pardon Me is a production of The Colin McEnroe Show on Connecticut Public Radio.