The case that the former US president incited an insurrection is not open and shut, which gives Republican senators all the justification they need to acquit him. But the real reason for convicting Trump and disqualifying him from holding office again is that he is reckless, irresponsible, and a menace to the public.
CHICAGO – Former President Donald Trump’s trial in the United States Senate has begun, but already a great deal of confusion has arisen about fundamental questions. Trump’s lawyers argue that the Senate is not permitted to hold a trial at all. The Constitution says that, “The President … shall be removed from Office on Impeachment for, and Conviction of, Treason, Bribery, or other high Crimes andRead More »