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Saying, “The case was made,” Mitt Romney votes to convict Donald Trump on the charge of abuse of power

As we all knew would be the case, the Republican led Senate voted this afternoon to acquit Donald J. Trump on both charges he had been facing – abuse of power and obstruction of justice – bringing his rigged, witness-less farce of an impeachment trial to an official end. The bigger story of the day, […]

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Dershowitz argues that Trump can’t be found guilty so long as he felt his actions, regardless of how self-serving they may have been, were also in “the public interest”

I don’t have a ton of time right now, as I’ve just decided my night would be better spent watching Sidney Lumet’s Murder on the Orient Express than analyzing Pam Bondi’s performance today, but I wanted to at least note the fact that, this afternoon, during the Donald Trump’s Senate impeachment trial, Alan Dershowitz made […]

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Every single American should watch Adam Schiff’s impassioned appeal to his Republican colleagues last night. Please share this.

Every American should watch @RepAdamSchiff’s closing at Thursday’s session. pic.twitter.com/N5ulp0bL7Y — Justin Amash (@justinamash) January 24, 2020 Here, for those of you who can’t listen to the above video at work, is the transcript of what I think may go down in history as one of the most important political speeches given in our lifetimes. […]

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Alan Dershowitz, Donald Trump’s defense attorney, conceded in 1998 that there “certainly doesn’t have to be a crime” for impeachment to be pursued. “If you have somebody who completely corrupts the office of president, and who abuses trust, and who poses great danger to our liberty,” he said, that’s all the justification you need.

Now that the articles of impeachment have been relayed from the House to the Senate, and all of our Senators have sworn under oath to provide “impartial justice,” we’re ready for the trial of Donald J. Trump to commence. While Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell has yet to come forward with the rules that will […]

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Christianity Today: “Trump Should Be Removed from Office”

Remember how, not too long ago, we were talking here about Donald Trump’s desperate attempt to shore up his support among evangelical voters as Congress started moving toward impeachment? Well, it apparently didn’t work so well. Yesterday, the influential evangelical magazine Christianity Today, which was started by Billy Graham back in 1956, published a scathing […]

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