Trump Impeachment 2.0 Is as Flawed as the First

Then—President Donald Trump waves as he arrives at Palm Beach International Airport in West Palm Beach, Fla., January 20, 2021. (Carlos Barria/Reuters)
I am not saying Trump is innocent. But if his foes really wanted to punish him, they would simply ignore him.

NRPLUS MEMBER ARTICLE I have nothing good to say about Donald Trump’s meretricious argument that Joe Biden stole the 2020 election; or Trump’s trying to steal it for himself by frivolous if not fraudulent litigation and administrative proceedings and intimidating elected officials at all government levels; or his inciting violence on January 6 to preclude Congress from fulfilling its duty to certify the Electoral College vote; or Trump’s sundry efforts to convert the Justice Department into his personal law firm (including trying to suppress my recent book, on the pretext that it contained classified information, which it did not).

Nonetheless, like Impeachment 1.0, the

John R. Bolton is a former national-security adviser, a former U.S. ambassador to the United Nations, and the author of The Room Where It Happened.

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