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Mitt Romney catches backlash for impeachment vote

CBS News Thursday, 3 September 2020
President Trump and his allies are celebrating the end of the impeachment trial after the Republican majority in the Senate voted to acquit on both charges. The votes fell nearly along party lines, but Senator Mitt Romney was the only Republican to break rank. CBS News chief congressional correspondent Nancy Cordes joins CBSN AM with the latest from Capitol Hill.
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