What Donald Trump’s Impeachment Means The 2nd Time Around

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What Donald Trump’s Impeachment Means The 2nd Time Around

In the weeks after Jan. 6. insurrection, even top Republicans like Mitch McConnell said Donald Trump provoked the mob that stormed the U.S. Capitol, leaving five people dead.

But it appears unlikely enough Republican Senators will find that he bears enough responsibility to warrant conviction in his second impeachment trial — which could prevent him from ever holding office again.

Charlie Sykes, founder and editor at large of the conservative site The Bulwark, argues that Republicans are failing to hold themselves accountable.

NPR’s Melissa Block reports on the future of Trump’s “big lie” about the results of the 2020 election.

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