What is the savviest political strategy on impeachment for Senate Republicans? In this installment of the FiveThirtyEight Politics podcast, the crew tries to answer that question in a new edition of FiveThirtyEight Debate. Each member of the team was assigned a position and then tried to poke holes in each other’s cases. The best argument wins — or at least gets some muted respect.
Also, President Trump announced on Sunday that the leader of the Islamic State, Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, died during a U.S. military raid in Syria. The team discusses the political implications of his death.
Finally, the crew asks why there appears to be so much disagreement in national Democratic primary polls.
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