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Silverman: Bill Cosby isn’t funny. Nor is Bruce Castor, the prosecutor whose missteps set him free.

Bruce Castor’s lamentable legal career changed after Montgomery County, Pennsylvania, voters rejected his 2015 bid to return as district attorney, a job he’d given up in 2008. By January, Castor he’d become infamous representing President Trump at his second impeachment trial.  Wearing a hopelessly oversized pinstriped suit, Castor’s pompous ineptitude was immediately evident. Castor introduced […]

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Silverman: Let’s all learn from this losing impeachment experience

Law schools may start booming. Students should seek to emulate the magnificent House managers who prosecuted Donald Trump. Applicants will also correctly perceive they can easily become better lawyers than Trump’s “victorious” impeachment counsel. We CU Law alums are proud of stellar advocacy by Joe Neguse, class of 2009. Diana DeGette proved herself an excellent […]

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Littwin: On Day Five, Trump is acquitted and the 43 Republicans who voted with him should be found guilty

On Day Five, the final day of the Trump impeachment trial, the United States Senate voted to let Donald Trump off the hook for what is likely the most dangerous and disgraceful set of actions by any president since the nation’s founding. This is how history will remember it — and how history should remember […]

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Littwin: Day Four was another bad day for Trump’s legal team, but a worse one if you think impeachment trials are about justice

The Trump impeachment trial, which hasn’t been much of a trial at all, will likely end today. And in some ways, that will be a great relief, even though it’s all but certain that Trump’s Senate Republican enablers will once again fail to hold him responsible for his latest scrap with high crimes and misdemeanors.  […]

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Here are the six Coloradans arrested in connection with the U.S. Capitol riot

Former President Donald Trump is nearing the end of his second impeachment trial, accused of inciting the deadly Jan. 6 riot at the U.S. Capitol.  Six Coloradans were among the dozens arrested and charged in federal court connection with the mob.  “All of these people have been arrested and charged. They are being held accountable […]

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Littwin: On Day Three of the impeachment trial, House managers continued their uphill search for 17 Republicans to defy Trump

The surest bet so far in the Trump impeachment trial was that Day Three would be anticlimactic. I mean, how could it not be?  The House managers were forced to follow their own chilling presentation of the day before, one that seemed to settle the matter of how a mob was incited by Donald Trump […]

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Colorado’s Joe Neguse, other Democratic impeachment managers present chilling video, audio from Capitol riot

By Lisa Mascaro, Eric Tucker, Mary Clare Jalonick and Jill Colvin, The Associated Press WASHINGTON — Prosecutors unveiled chilling new security video in Donald Trump’s impeachment trial Wednesday, showing the mob of rioters breaking into the Capitol, smashing windows and doors and searching menacingly for Vice President Mike Pence and House Speaker Nancy Pelosi as […]