Trump’s incitement of the mob that stormed the Capitol would not be deemed protected free speech in a criminal trial.
Trump was shielded from legal liability as president. As a private citizen, he can now be held accountable in court.
If Senate Democrats refuse to eliminate the filibuster, they will effectively need 60 votes to pass legislation.
A bipartisan majority of senators found Trump guilty, but most Republicans blocked his conviction.
The Capitol breach should lead to greater accountability for political leaders — and their wealthy financial backers.
Some say the failure to call witnesses after news of Trump’s remarks to Kevin McCarthy would be a dereliction of duty.
A verdict in the impeachment trial could come as early as Saturday afternoon. A two-thirds vote is needed to convict.
One health model suggests total deaths from COVID-19 could be cut in half between now and June 1 if everyone wore masks.
Trump’s own words were substitutes for the in-person testimony he didn’t give. They damned him in the eyes of the world.
Three Republican senators met in person with Trump’s lawyers on Thursday night.