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GOP Senators Are Demanding a Show Trial. So Give It To Them.

Make the entire Republican Party the defendant

Mitch McConnell walks to the Senate Chamber on the first day of former President Donald Trump’s second impeachment trial. Photo: Drew Angerer/Getty Images

As the second Senate impeachment trial of Donald Trump gets underway in earnest, we know exactly where the Republican Party stands. Most GOP senators voted to dismiss the case before it began, declaring their intention to let Trump off, regardless of the evidence. On Tuesday, 44 of 50…

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David Lurie

David Lurie

David Lurie is a lawyer who practices in New York City. He has also written for Slate and The Daily Beast. You can follow him on Twitter here: @davidrlurie

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