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We Have Plenty Of Evidence From 2020 About Jan. 6’s Chilling Effect On Democracy

WASHINGTON, DC - FEBRUARY 11: The U.S. Capitol on the 3rd day of the second impeachment trial of former President Donald Trump on February 11, 2021 in Washington, DC. House impeachment managers will continue to make the case that Trump was responsible for the January 6th attack at the U.S. Capitol and he should be convicted and barred from holding public office again. (Photo by Samuel Corum/Getty Images)
WASHINGTON, DC - FEBRUARY 11: The U.S. Capitol on the 3rd day of the second impeachment trial of former President Donald Trump on February 11, 2021 in Washington, DC. House impeachment managers will continue to make ... WASHINGTON, DC - FEBRUARY 11: The U.S. Capitol on the 3rd day of the second impeachment trial of former President Donald Trump on February 11, 2021 in Washington, DC. House impeachment managers will continue to make the case that Trump was responsible for the January 6th attack at the U.S. Capitol and he should be convicted and barred from holding public office again. (Photo by Samuel Corum/Getty Images) MORE LESS
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February 11, 2021 5:04 p.m.

One repeated theme in this impeachment trial is the forward-facing threat that failing to convict Trump would create. 

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