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Littwin: On Day One of the Trump impeachment trial, the House managers win in a rout, but only 6 GOP senators seem to notice

The question bedeviling the latest Trump impeachment trial has never been whether he would be convicted — he won’t be — but whether it would be worth all the effort to try a president who’s no longer in office, even when that former president is Donald Trump. After Day One of the impeachment trial, that […]

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Carman: Welcome to the Impeachment Bowl, where Colorado is fielding an all-star lineup

For the past year, I’ve watched untold hours of Netflix, Hulu, Amazon Prime, Showtime, HBO Max, Sundance Now, Acorn, Apple Plus … oh my. And there are several plus-or-minus others that I can’t even remember, though I’m pretty sure we’re still paying for them.  The coronavirus has made me a streaming maniac. I make no […]

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Littwin: Dems lay out their case against Trump — it started with the Big Lie, and that led to insurrection and impeachment

The logic of holding a Senate impeachment trial even after Donald Trump has already left office is not hard to understand. In fact, it’s pretty straightforward. Given the unprecedented Jan. 6 insurrection, and Trump’s clear role in it, there’s no better way to hold Trump accountable. After all, he was in office leading up to […]

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Silverman: Cory Gardner should be finished now in Colorado

Sen. Mitt Romney made me proud. I supported him bigly in 2012. Utah’s senator delivered an epic capstone speech and verdict to this historic impeachment.  Other Americans demonstrated courage since those fateful October days when we read the whistleblower’s report, the call summary and the written testimony of Ambassador William Taylor.  Cory Gardner has displayed […]

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Cory Gardner votes to acquit Trump, Michael Bennet votes to convict as impeachment trial comes to an end

The U.S. Senate on Wednesday acquitted President Donald Trump, with Colorado’s Michael Bennet and Cory Gardner splitting to join the mostly party-line vote ending the two-week impeachment trial.  The final tally on the first article of impeachment, for abuse of power, was 52 to 48, with only Republican U.S. Sen. Mitt Romney, of Utah, defecting […]