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Manchin: The President is not a king

Perhaps the most dangerous claim made during the Senate impeachment trial was the false assertion that the President can do no wrong, that he is above the law, and if it is good for his reelection, then it is good for the country. Make no mistake, no president is a king. That is not who we are as Americans.

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Dems must stop pretending the US is a dictatorship

So far, 2020 has brought a dose of sobriety for the Democratic Party: the impeachment trial of President Donald Trump gained little viewership, while the President's approval ratings hit a personal record high. Even more troubling is the turnout in last week's Iowa caucuses. One would expect the prospect of voting out Trump to bring record-shattering numbers of energized Democrats to the polls. Instead, the turnout was lower than expected, an ominous sign for what's to come.

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In wake of impeachment, U.S. senators to visit Ukraine

Three U.S. senators will meet with Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy in Kiev on Friday, seeking to reinforce the importance of his country as a strategic U.S. ally after he found himself at the center of President Donald Trump's acrimonious impeachment trial.

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Schumer says Trump's behavior shows he has contempt for law

Senate minority leader Chuck Schumer speaks in Washington about the Senate vote to acquit President Donald Trump in his impeachment trial, and the implications it has on Trump's wielding of power in the Executive branch.

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Avlon: Trump unaccountable one week after acquittal

CNN's John Avlon examines the actions of President Trump and his administration one week after his acquittal in the impeachment trial, including the firings of Lt. Col. Alexander Vindman and Gordon Sondland as well as the intervention of the Justice Department in the case of longtime Trump ally Roger Stone.

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Trump weaponizes the Presidency after impeachment victory

Donald Trump is moving fast in the wake of his impeachment trial to use the government to punish his enemies and pursue his political ends, underlining how his acquittal has helped make him one of history's most powerful modern Presidents.

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Opinion: Trump gets an unwelcome surprise

It seemed perfect. Everything was going Donald Trump's way. Republican senators had refused to allow witnesses in his impeachment trial. They were expected to form a solid red line of defense. And the administration was even hoping some vulnerable Democrats might buck their party and vote to acquit the President.

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