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His high crimes: Trump’s impeachment was warranted, and did not yield the backlash some Democrats feared

His high crimes: Trump’s impeachment was warranted, and did not yield the backlash some Democrats feared
One year ago today, the U.S. House embarked on the third impeachment of a president in U.S. history. It speaks volumes about both the frantic nature of Donald Trump’s presidency and this era’s frenetic media cycles that the episode has not singularly defined his tenure in office.

House embarked on the third impeachment of a president in U.” Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) gets up after signing the articles of impeachment of US President Donald Trump during an engrossment ceremony on Capitol Hill January 15, 2020, in Washington, DC.It speaks volumes about both the frantic nature of Donald Trump’s presidency and this era’s frenetic media cycles that the episode has not singularly defined his tenure in office.Others believed it was worth that risk to establish once and for all the norm that foreign policy ought not be tainted by attempts to dig up opposition research on political opponents.

But even after suffering through the death-and-life debacle that has been Trump’s mismanagement of the COVID pandemic, it is worth revisiting the compelling case the House mounted that Trump committed high crimes and misdemeanors meriting his removal.(BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP via Getty Images) White House obstruction notwithstanding, dozens of witnesses verified the facts under oath, fleshing out the dirty-trick plot to interfere in a U.

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