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Why Trump Must Go on Trial; By Amy Davidson Sorkin

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'The insurrectionists whom the President directed to the Capitol have, in a sense, been redeployed in an effort to secure impunity for him.That menace lies behind Republican complaints about how “divisive” it would be to convict Trump. It is also why the Senate must proceed undeterred with Trump’s trial, which will begin, as the Constitution requires, A conviction, which could result in Trump’s being barred from ever again holding federal office, would require sixty-seven votes. That means at least seventeen votes would have to come from Republicans; so far, just a handful seem ready to convict.'


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