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Barely a month since the deadly riot on 6 January, we are set for the closing arguments of an impeachment trial in a rare Saturday Senate session, held under the watch of armed National Guard troops still guarding the iconic building.
The outcome of the quick, raw and emotional proceedings is expected to reflect a country divided over the former president and the future of his brand of politics, report the Associated Press.
Proud progressive Jamie Raskin finds himself lead prosecutor in the second impeachment trial of Donald Trump. Senators, pundits and millions of TV viewers have heard his deceptively soothing tones eviscerate the former president.
They were doubly awed when he wove together the political and the personal to share unfathomable grief: his 25-year-old son, Tommy, killed himself on New Year’s Eve after years of struggle with depression. Tommy was buried on 5 January – the day before a violent mob mounted a deadly insurrection at the US Capitol.Continue reading...