Martin Schram: Impeachment, accomplices and a rigged jury

As the U.S. Senate pressed through its final days of the second impeachment trial of America’s 45th president, Donald Trump, it is important that we recognize one unfortunate distinction that didn’t exist in Trump’s first impeachment trial and acquittal. This time, in the impeachment trial where Trump is charged with “incitement of insurrection,” Trump’s jury is rigged. In Trump’s favor. A number of the Republican senators who are now Trump’s impeachment jurors performed for months as Trump’s de facto enablers and accomplices – even as he went all out to inflame his most hardcore voters and co…

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