“A truck with a large screen plays anti-Trump videos near Union Station on Tuesday, the 1st day of former president Donald Trump’s 2nd impeachment trial.” Credit: Matt McClain, The Washington Post
*** TRUMP’S POLITICAL WINDS SHIFTED ***
: Whether Trump is convicted or exonerated is now a sideshow to what is occurring in this impeachment trial. There is a thoroughly detailed, historical record being assimilated from which future generations can study and grasp. Ed. note We are also learning of other legal exposure Trump has coming through investigations stemming from information presented at this trial! Trump is now the target of another criminal probe, this one in Georgia!
NBC News: Georgia prosecutors launch criminal probe into Trump’s efforts to overturn election results
Politico: Trump on path to acquittal despite stunning evidence
Politico: Trump hid his calls with Putin. Now, Biden has access to them. [Ed. note: Expect more fall-out for Trump.]
WaPo: In an avalanche of words, there’s no sign of regret from Trump
WaPo: In self-imposed exile, Trump watches with unhappiness as second impeachment trial unfolds
Reuters: Dozens of former Republican officials in talks to form anti-Trump third party
WaPo: Capitol rioters searched for Nancy Pelosi in a way that should make every woman’s skin crawl
Daily Kos: It’s officially a permanent ban: Trump’s thumbs will never tweet again
Esquire: Trump and the Republican Party Spent Donations on Spreading the Rigged Election Lie
Politico: Cassidy backlash shows exiled Trump still haunts GOP – The Louisiana Republican’s experience is a sign of what’s to come for Republicans who vote to convict the president in the coming days.
NYT: House Republicans Announce 47 Democrats They Hope to Unseat
People: Justice Department Drops Lawsuit Against Melania Trump’s Ex-Friend Over Her Scathing Tell-All