SPIRITED THINKING SINCE 1888
Priscilla Huff

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February 14, 2021
In the end, seven Republican senators voted in favor of convicting Donald John Trump on the article of impeachment: incitement of an insurrection. The U.S. Constitution requires not just a majority, but two-thirds of the U.S. Senate to agree, 67 out of 100. The president pro tempore of the Senate, Patrick Leahy (D-Vt.), confirmed that the motion to convict the former president failed on a vote of 57-43.
February 13, 2021
Six Republican Senators voted to proceed with the second impeachment trial of Donald John Trump and according to reports, as many as 10 might vote to convict. But 17 Republicans are needed to meet the two-thirds threshold to convict Trump.
February 12, 2021
The U.S. Senate is considering one article of impeachment laid against the 45th president of the United States. The U.S. House of Representatives voted to impeach Donald John Trump for incitement of insurrection, for the violent attacks on the U.S. Capitol Building on January 6.
February 11, 2021
The US Senate heard hours of careful and detailed presentation on Wednesday, laying out why Donald John Trump should be convicted of incitement of insurrection.
January 07, 2021
"Domestic terrorists," "a mob," "goons," "thugs," "seditionists," were just some of the words used to describe the thousands who broke the windows, scrawled rude messages and flew their flags on Capitol Hill. But Senator Schumer noted, the only thing they  accomplished was to delay their sacred duty, the counting of the Electoral College votes, by a few hours.
January 07, 2021
The day began with Donald Trump insisting to around 10,000 of his supporters gathered at the Ellipse, just outside the White House, that he will never concede.