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When talking heads say “no evidence,” they mean “no smoking-gun proof.”
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The investigation could look into "allegations of abuse of power, obstruction, and corruption" related to the president's involvement in his son's foreign business dealings.
Giving presidents impunity for using force and fraud to try to nullify election results is far worse than any potential risk of prosecuting Trump.
They both share in their authoritarian desires to censor online speech and violate citizen privacy.
Don't Count on Criminal Prosecution To Hold Trump Accountable for His Egregious Post-Election Behavior
The final report from the January 6 select committee falls short of proving the elements required to convict the former president.
Twenty-five people have died this month amid nationwide protests.
National Constitution Center Project Offers Constitutional Amendment Proposals with Broad Cross-Ideological Support
The proposals were agreed on by members of the conservative, libertarian, and progressive teams participating in the NCC's earlier constitution drafting project.
Starr's role in the impeachment of Clinton may have cost him a seat on the Supreme Court. And the biggest beneficiary of Starr's failure was probably George W. Bush.
Michigan's 3rd district has produced two consecutive freedom-oriented Republican lawmakers. Tuesday's results ensure that there won't be a third.
The New York Times Belatedly Admits the Emails on Hunter Biden's Abandoned Laptop Are Real and Newsworthy
A year and a half after the New York Post broke the story, the Times says it has "authenticated" the messages it previously deemed suspect.
Proving that claim requires more than reckless rhetoric, which is constitutionally protected.
NY Assembly Speaker Carl Heastie says impeachment is not possible once the Governor leaves office.
From Mitch McConnell's perspective, an independent commission can only mean trouble.
The book, which garnered a $4 million deal and touted Cuomo's purported pandemic-handling competence, may have gotten the governor into hot water.
A 2000 OLC memo suggests the answer is "yes."
The Senate minority leader's triangulation does not bode well for the GOP's ability to stand for something other than a personality cult.
Whether the reality-show-star-turned-first-president-to-be-impeached-twice has a future in American politics, however, sadly remains an open question.
The outcome shows that it is almost impossible to convict a president in an era of severe polarization. But Trump's second impeachment still served some useful purposes..
The 33-year-old lawmaker, who occupies Justin Amash's old seat, on how his party needs to reclaim the mantle of limited government, capitalism, and individualism.
Leaving Aside Trump's Role in Provoking the Capitol Riot, His Reaction to It Was Enough To Justify Impeachment
He betrayed his oath and duties as president by hesitating to intervene and refusing to unambiguously condemn the violence.
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The 33-year-old successor to Justin Amash's House seat says his party has abandoned limited government, economic freedom, and individualism.
Trump's Impeachment Lawyers Try To Deconstruct the Link Between What He Said and What His Followers Did
No amount of parsing can obscure his responsibility for the deadly attack on the Capitol.
The former President's attorneys repeatedly (mis)cite the work of Professor Brian Kalt on late impeachments.
He is on firmer ground in arguing that the Senate does not have the authority to try a former president, although that issue is highly contested.
The letter was signed by some 170 legal scholars across the political spectrum, including several VC bloggers.
The op ed, published today, explains why the First Amendment doesn't protect Trump against impeachment and conviction for his role in the attack on the Capitol.
Marjorie Taylor Greene Presents Republicans With a Sadly Familiar Choice Between Blind Loyalty to Trump and a Basic Respect for Reality
The Georgia representative has embraced nearly every crazy conspiracy theory that is popular on the right.
There are plausible arguments on both sides of the debate.
Trump's Lawyers Say He Can't Be Impeached for Trying to Subvert the Election Because He Was Just Expressing an Opinion
They also argue that the Senate has no authority to try a former president.
The House brief does a solid job of laying out the case against Trump. The defense brief is far less impressive.
While many prominent constitutional scholars think trying a former president is perfectly legal, the dissenters make some points that are worth considering.
Legal Scholars' Letter Supporting Constitutionality of Impeaching and Convicting Presidents After they Leave Office
The signers include a wide range of constitutional scholars across the political spectrum, including Federalist Society co-founder Steve Calabresi.
That punishment for reinforcing the delusions that drove the Capitol riot is highly unlikely, and it would set a troubling precedent.
Saying Trump 'Provoked' the Capitol Riot With 'Lies,' Mitch McConnell Tries To Distance His Party From a Dangerous Demagogue
The Senate minority leader sees a grave political risk in failing to repudiate the former president.