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Why Trump Failed | Avila University's Winning Football Program

In December of 2019, President Donald Trump was impeached for abuse of power and obstruction of justice.
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Despite being impeached twice, Donald Trump has not ruled out another run at the presidency in 2024.

A look at the former president's chances of making a political comeback, and Kansas City's only college football team is poised for a championship season.

Segment 1, beginning at 4:56: Donald Trump has vowed to return to the national political scene following his November loss to Joe Biden.

Having received more votes in losing than when he won in 2016, Donald Trump maintains a strong base of supporters. Sarah Kendzior expressed concern. calling Trump "a vehicle for a number of bad actors and their agendas." Should Trump not run again, who among Republicans could be the party's next presidential candidate?

Segment 2, beginning at 31:37: The Chiefs are not the only football team in Kansas City having a great year.

The Eagles, Avila University’s football team, made a startling turnaround in recent years, transforming itself from a losing program to being a top contender for a conference championship this spring.

When I host Up To Date each morning at 9, my aim is to engage the community in conversations about the Kansas City area’s challenges, hopes and opportunities. I try to ask the questions that listeners want answered about the day’s most pressing issues and provide a place for residents to engage directly with newsmakers. Reach me at steve@kcur.org or on Twitter @stevekraske.
Chris Young is an Assistant Producer for KCUR’s Up To Date. Contact him at chrisy@kcur.org.
As an assistant producer on Up To Date, my goal is to amplify voices of people who serve as pioneers in their respective fields while shedding light on issues that affect underserved communities. I produce daily conversations to uplift and inspire the people of the Kansas City area to make the world a better place. You can reach me at reginalddavid@kcur.org.