Today the U.S. Senate will open the impeachment trial of Donald Trump. It will start with a bang of the Senate President’s gavel and the evidence presented will focus on the bang of gunfire in the United States Capitol slightly more than one month ago. In other countries during that short time: The military leaders of Myanmar, the former Burma, staged a coup against their democratically elected government because they favor a military dictatorship.
Impeachment bookends and bloodshed
Four days after an armed mob of Donald Trump’s followers attempted a coup by storming the U.S. Capitol building, former New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie said on ABC “If inciting to insurrection isn’t [impeachable], then I don’t really know what is.”
Not the first violence at the U.S. Capitol, but we must make it the last
The U.S. Capitol was overrun January 6 by an angry, armed mob of insurrectionists carrying campaign banners with the name “Trump” displayed just as prominently as on any of his failed casinos. But this was not the only violent incident to have taken place there.
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It is easier to get marijuana in Connecticut than a vaccine against the COVID-19 virus. It is true that a license is needed and requires a prescription. Vaccines need FDA approval and trained personnel.