President Donald Trump disembarks Air Force Two Monday, Oct. 28, 2019, at O’Hare International Airport in Chicago. On Thursday the House voted to formalize the impeachment inquiry into the president.

President Donald Trump disembarks Air Force Two Monday, Oct. 28, 2019, at O’Hare International Airport in Chicago. On Thursday the House voted to formalize the impeachment inquiry into the president.

A divided House voted Thursday to formalize the impeachment inquiry.

After weeks of closed-door testimony, lawmakers split along party lines to approve a road map for how to move forward in the fact-finding process, marking a shift to a more public phase of the investigation.

Norman Ornstein is resident scholar at the American Enterprise Institute. Has been tracking escalating partisanship in Washington for decades and knows the ins and outs of Congress as well as anyone. He joined Diane to discuss what we can expect in the coming weeks – and months.

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  • Norman Ornstein Resident scholar, American Enterprise Institute; co-author of "It's Even Worse Than It Looks: How the American Constitutional System Collided With the New Politics of Extremism"

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