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Top House Republican says 'mistake' to impeach Trump so quickly

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"I believe impeaching the president in such a short time frame would be a mistake," House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy warns in a floor speech an hour before a bipartisan majority is expected to impeach Donald Trump for an unprecedented second time. SOUNDBITE

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