In the history of mankind, many republics have risen, have flourished for a less or greater time, and then have fallen because their citizens lost the power of governing themselves and thereby of governing their state. TR

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Trump said to be furious with impeachment lawyers’ performance

President Trump was said by several reports to be furious with his impeachment team’s performance, particularly the widely panned and rambling presentation by attorney Bruce Castor. According to the New York Times: Mr. Castor, the first to speak, delivered a rambling, almost somnambulant defense of the former president for nearly an hour. Mr. Trump, who often leaves the television on in the background even when

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Senate votes impeachment trial is constitutional, will continue

Democrats are 11 votes short of what they will need to convict. According to Fox News: The Senate voted Tuesday to move ahead with the unprecedented impeachment trial of former President Trump after listening to nearly four hours of arguments on whether it is constitutional to try a president who is already out of office. The vote was 56-44. The six Republicans who joined with

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House Democrats to wage case against Trump “like a violent crime prosecution”

House Democrats will deliver their impeachment case “like a violent crime prosecution” against former President Donald Trump when the trial convenes in the Senate Tuesday afternoon. Trump’s second impeachment trial starts at 1 p.m. and is expected to last a week or more. He is charged with one article of impeachment for citing an insurrection ahead of the Jan. 6 attack on the U.S. Capitol

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