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Dershowitz says he's more correct on impeachment now than in 1998

 Alan Dershowitz makes a speech in New York
Alan Dershowitz speaks at an event in New York City last April. Photo: Erik McGregor/Pacific Press/LightRocket via Getty Images

Alan Dershowitz, a member of President Trump's impeachment trial legal defense team, told CNN Monday he has a "more sophisticated basis" for his argument on what constitutes an impeachable offense than during the Clinton impeachment.

Why it matters: In 1998, he told CNN crime wasn't a factor in impeachment "if you have somebody who completely corrupts the office of president and who abuses trust and who poses great danger to our liberty."

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Driving the news: Sen. Cory Booker (D-N.J.) announced Monday that he was ending his campaign.

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