Lawmakers battle over impeachment in contentious markup

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Published on 12 Dec 2019, 23:48
The House Judiciary Committee clashed all day Thursday over impeachment charges against President Trump. The panel’s Republicans dismissed Democrats' belief that Trump’s actions amount to high crimes and misdemeanors and disputed the fairness of the process. Still, behind the scenes, negotiators managed to agree on a budget deal. Lisa Desjardins reports and joins Judy Woodruff to discuss.

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