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Former President Donald Trump’s second impeachment trial begins tomorrow afternoon. Here are two things to expect:
But for those who think impeachment is broken, David Frum offers a “case against despair.” “Trump has three main post-presidential goals, and the forthcoming trial will do severe and possibly lethal damage to all three.”
Specifically, his team may argue that to disqualify Trump from holding future office “would essentially amount to punishing him for speaking his mind.”
“That is wrong,” Peter D. Keisler, a former acting attorney general of the United States, and Richard D. Bernstein, an appellate lawyer, argue.
One question, answered: This one comes via our Politics editor, Nick Baumann: “If I want to buy some better masks so I can start double-masking, what should I look for?”