Another part of the cascade of bad news for the Trump administration.
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.
I don’t watch too much cable news, but, today was a big day. This segment on MSNBC yesterday afternoon was chilling. I was stunned.
Virginia will be the 38th state to pass the amendment.
Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam issued a state of emergency on Wednesday that bars any weapons from the Richmond’s Capitol Square from Friday to Tuesday, after he received credible intelligence that hate groups and armed militias are planning violence at next Monday’s Lobby Day against gun control legislation.
Northam, who discussed the threats at a news conference, said the state’s law enforcement analysis found that the chatter on the internet and other venues mirrored similar messages seen around the time of the 2017 Charlottesville “Unite the Right” rally, which left three dead and more than 30 injured.
House managers deliver articles of impeachment to the Senate…