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The Impeachment Case: As Trump’s Options Dwindled, He Turned To The Mob

WASHINGTON, DC - FEBRUARY 10: In this screenshot taken from a congress.gov webcast, Impeachment Manager Rep. Eric Swalwell (D-CA) speaks on the second day of former President Donald Trump's second impeachment trial ... WASHINGTON, DC - FEBRUARY 10: In this screenshot taken from a congress.gov webcast, Impeachment Manager Rep. Eric Swalwell (D-CA) speaks on the second day of former President Donald Trump's second impeachment trial at the U.S. Capitol on February 10, 2021 in Washington, DC. House impeachment managers will make the case that Trump was “singularly responsible” for the January 6th attack at the U.S. Capitol and he should be convicted and barred from ever holding public office again. (Photo by congress.gov via Getty Images) MORE LESS
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February 10, 2021 3:11 p.m.

Rep. Ted Lieu (D-CA) used his time just now to lay out a compelling structure for the argument against Trump. In essence, Trump cultivated the mob as it became clear his options to overturn the elections through the courts and by attempting to pressure and cajole officials were dwindling.

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