Which raises the question: How can senators in good conscience take this solemn oath on Thursday when many of them have already decided whether the president is guilty or not?

The answer as I see it after studying the trial rules and talking to various constitutional scholars is this: In this setting, impartiality is subjective, and even if senators were to break their own version of the oath, there’s nothing holding them to it.

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  1. As an impartial observer…….who would have thought that Senator Elizabeth Warren would turn out to be so untrustworthy and such a disagreeable person?

    Not shaking the guys hand and then calling him a liar seems to be a very foolish political move.

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