In an impeachment trial, at least 17 Republican senators will have to abandon Donald Trump. Although that remains unlikely, the principled arguments for convicting him are unassailable
@TheEconomist There's another option. If 25 Republican senators simply avoid the chamber, then NO Republicans need actually vote to impeach Trump; the 50 Democrats in the chamber would then constitute a two-thirds majority of the 75 remaining Senators.
@TheEconomist If they don’t stand up they’re going to say it is OK for the president to watch people get killed while in a TV viewing room partying with this family acting as if it’s like the WWE!
@TheEconomist That 10 out of 211 House Republicans conscientiously cast aside political party affiliations to stand for the truth that Trump incited an insurrection while 197 of them chose to deny the fact in the 2nd impeachment vote 100% confirms what this book says: