Democrats argue for Trump's impeachment, citing threats to democracy

As the unprecedented second impeachment trial of former US president Donald Trump began, Democratic lawmakers argued that the Senate has the right to impeach a former official for wrongdoing. “For centuries, the prevailing view has been that former officials are subject to impeachment,” argued Congressman David Cicilline, a Democrat from Rhode Island, adding the Trump remains a threat to democracy even after leaving office. Representative Jamie Raskin, a Democrat from Maryland who is serving as House impeachment manager, described how his daughter and son-in-law, who were in the Capitol Buildi…

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