To End A Presidency

Jun 25, 2018

What would it mean to impeach President Trump? Constitutional lawyer Joshua Matz says impeachment is democracy's ultimate weapon. He joins us to explain how impeachment works, when it should be used, and the perils of seeking to end a presidency.

There’s a lot of chatter these days about impeaching President Trump for a long list of alleged misconduct. But what would it mean to use democracy’s ultimate weapon against him? Constitutional lawyer Joshua Matz says impeachment was intended as a last resort for removing a would-be tyrant, not as a silver bullet for advancing partisan agendas or fixing a broken political system. He joins us Monday to explain how impeachment works, when it should be used, and the perils of seeking to end a presidency.

Joshua Matz is a graduate of Harvard Law School, a constitutional lawyer, and the publisher of the blog Take Care, which provides legal analysis of the Trump presidency. Along with Harvard constitutional scholar Laurence Tribe, he's the co-author of the book To End a Presidency: The Power of Impeachment [Indie bookstores|Amazon|Audible]