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The U.S. Senate Embraces Trumpian Nihilism


A question came up during the Senate’s impeachment trial of President Donald Trump this week: What matters? To Alan Dershowitz, the answer was power. The Harvard University law professor emeritus argued on Wednesday night that Trump’s actions don’t actually matter as long as the president believes he did them for the right reasons. “If a president does something which he believes will help him get elected in the public interest, that cannot be the kind of quid pro quo that results in impeachment,” he argued.The House managers strenuously disagreed on legal grounds. California Representative Adam Schiff described Dershowitz’s stance as …read more

Source:: The New Republic

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