Donald Trump’s reckoning | Curio

Donald Trump’s reckoning

8 mins | Jan 19, 2021

The Economist's Analysis: the right and the wrong ways to hold the president to account. "The proper place to defend the constitution is the venue the constitution itself provides: Congress. That is why the House was right to vote to impeach Mr Trump and why the Senate should move fast to convict him. Due process and the chamber’s procedural rules mean that hearings are virtually certain to take place after Mr Trump leaves office. If so, two potential hurdles will stand in the way: the requirement to secure a two-thirds majority for conviction and the constitution itself."

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From The Economist