With the seemingly relentless barrage of leaks and scandals during President Donald Trump’s relatively short time in office, it might seem a wonder to some how he hasn’t been impeached already.
While it’s a sentiment you might hear thrown around water-cooler conversations or happy hours, the actual process of impeachment is, in so few words, more complicated than you might think. As HuffPost’s Jonathan Cohn explains, impeachment isn’t about punishing an individual for a crime, but rather, is a means of protecting any threats to democracy.
Still, if you want to probe further and brush up on your U.S. governmental knowledge, podcasts have proven to be an excellent resource for covering the basics of relevant political issues and beyond. When the news feels overwhelming or difficult to parse through, political podcasts can serve as a guidepost through the swamp that we keep hearing will be drained one day.
Acast compiled a list of 10 shows that help to explain politics for the layperson, the news junkie, and the individual just trying to get the lowdown on what’s actually happening in Congress.