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The GOP Didn’t Just Acquit Trump, It Endorsed Him

By failing to hold him accountable for the Capitol insurrection, Republicans have co-signed Trump’s attack on democracy

Sen. Josh Hawley gives Sen. Ted Cruz a thumbs up before the conclusion of former President Donald Trump’s impeachment trial. Photo: Brandon Bell/Getty Images

Why were 43 Republican senators unwilling to do the difficult work of engaging in an honest inquiry into what led to the events of January 6?