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News Closeup: House of Representatives votes to impeach President Trump; message of peace and hope during the holiday

Posted at 10:23 PM, Dec 20, 2019
and last updated 2019-12-20 22:23:54-05

This week, President Trump became only the the third President in U.S. history to be impeached by the House of Representatives.

Now it will be up to the Senate to conduct a trial. However, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi is holding up her next move until she has assurances the trial will be fair. We hear from our bi-partisan panel of experts on what happens next.

This year, the holidays come at a time of divisiveness and an uptick in hate crimes, particularly against Jews. So how do we begin to bring communities back together to remember the true spirit of the holidays? Monsignor Jamie Gigantiello and Rabbi Joseph Potasnik tell us how they are leading their congregations through these difficult times.