Magazine December 31, 2019, Issue

The Week

(Roman Genn)

• Unsurprisingly, Jeremy Corbyn also believes in the public ownership of blame.

• As we went to press, the House was about to pass two articles of impeachment against President Trump. The impeachment is historic, since only two other presidents have been impeached, yet it is likely to have very little practical consequence. Absent an earth-shattering development, the Senate will vote to acquit, probably with no Republican defectors. The fight in the Senate will focus on whether or not to call witnesses. There aren’t enough votes to call the ones the president would like to see — Hunter Biden and the

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