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How John Roberts will approach his role in impeachment trial

Clip: 01/16/2020 | 7m 7s | Video has closed captioning.

Chief Justice John Roberts will preside over the Senate impeachment trial of President Trump -- only the third person ever to serve in that role. What exactly are his responsibilities, and how is Roberts’ own character likely to shape his contributions? The National Law Journal’s Marcia Coyle and CNN’s Joan Biskupic, both authors of books about the chief justice, join John Yang to discuss.

Aired: 01/16/20

Rating: NR

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