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  • February 16, 2021

    Trumpworld’s performative outrage over “doctored evidence” at the impeachment trial, briefly explained

    Michael van der Veen wants you to believe the House managers cheated. They didn’t.

  • February 14, 2021

    “We got what we wanted”: Democrats defend the decision not to call impeachment witnesses

    Del. Stacey Plaskett told CNN that "we didn’t need more witnesses, we needed more senators with spines."

  • February 14, 2021

    Lindsey Graham’s latest Fox News Sunday appearance highlights the GOP’s identity crisis

    Graham is still all-in on Trumpism. Bill Cassidy? Not so much.

  • February 14, 2021

    “A great day for 30 percent of America”: SNL takes on Trump’s acquittal in its cold open

    Beck Bennett’s Mitch McConnell tells us how he really feels about Trump.

  • February 14, 2021

    Two Republicans who voted for Trump’s conviction were immediately censured

    Bill Cassidy and Richard Burr are in trouble back home.

  • February 14, 2021

    The overwhelming strength of the case against Trump, in one number


  • February 13, 2021

    Mitch McConnell’s speech shows he’s willing to condemn Trump — but not when it matters

    Sen. McConnell relied on a technicality to excuse his vote to acquit Trump.

  • February 13, 2021

    Rep. Jamie Raskin’s closing arguments got at the heart of the impeachment case

    "The times have found us," Raskin said. "Is this America? What kind of America will this be?"

  • February 13, 2021

    1 winner and 5 losers from Trump’s second impeachment trial

    The United States constitutional system was not a winner.

  • February 13, 2021

    7 Senate Republicans vote to convict Trump — the most bipartisan impeachment trial verdict ever

    A historic number of lawmakers voted to convict a president of their own party in Trump’s impeachment trial.

  • February 13, 2021

    The Senate has acquitted Trump of inciting an insurrection

    A majority of senators found Trump guilty, but they did not reach the 67-vote threshold needed to convict.

  • February 13, 2021

    How statements by Republican lawmakers have made things harder for Trump’s legal team

    New details about January 6 show how flimsy Trump’s impeachment defense is.

  • February 13, 2021

    Democrats back down from calling witnesses at Trump’s impeachment trial

    In a late twist, the House impeachment managers requested to subpoena at least one witness. Then they backed down.

  • February 13, 2021

    Mitch McConnell plans to vote to acquit Trump in the impeachment trial 

    Given his leadership of the Republican Party, his decision is a highly influential one.

  • February 12, 2021

    Trump’s lawyers utterly failed to answer questions from wavering Republican senators

    For instance, they would not give new specifics on how Trump responded to the Capitol breach.

  • February 12, 2021

    The real reason Trump’s impeachment defense was so bad

    Trump’s impeachment defense failed because what Trump did was indefensible.

  • February 12, 2021

    Trump’s false claim that impeachment violates the First Amendment, explained

    No, Trump does not have a constitutional right to lie with impunity.

  • February 12, 2021

    Why it doesn’t look like Democrats will call witnesses at Trump’s impeachment trial

    Democrats fear the outcome is assured, and doubt new witnesses will make a difference.

  • February 11, 2021

    “Who’s to say it won’t happen again?”: Democrats warn of the risks of acquittal

    Moderate Republicans are betting Trump has no political future. Democrats argue that’s the problem.

  • February 10, 2021

    “That awful day could have been so much worse”: New videos show how narrowly rioters missed lawmakers

    Security footage shows just how close Capitol rioters got to lawmakers and staffers.

  • February 10, 2021

    The House impeachment managers’ case against Trump, summarized in 500 words

    "The case is much worse than someone who falsely shouts ‘fire’ in a crowded theater."

  • February 10, 2021

    Poll: 69 percent of Republicans are less likely to vote for a senator who convicts Trump

    A new poll highlights a potential reason some Republican lawmakers may be wary of holding Trump accountable.

  • February 9, 2021

    The 6 Senate Republicans to watch on impeachment

    These are the GOP lawmakers seen as most likely to vote for Trump’s conviction.

  • February 9, 2021

    Even right-wing pundits had no clue what Bruce Castor was doing during his impeachment trial speech

    "I have no idea what he is doing," Alan Dershowitz said.

  • February 9, 2021

    A majority of senators say Trump’s impeachment trial is constitutional

    Most Republicans, however, voted to dismiss the trial, suggesting that Trump’s conviction is unlikely.

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