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Subpoena dysfunction

Ted Lieu just said one of the reasons "no witnesses called" was because subpoenas were getting stifled in the courts. My question is why all of a sudden Congress can't get subpoenas effectively served? Why the sudden impotence of the process?

Given McConnell's acknowledgement of Trump criminality

you would think he'd be strong supporter of a special prosecutor to investigate the entire matter?

First impeachment in history

where both the Majority and Minority leaders totally agree on the unquestioned guilt of the impeached and believe he should be punished.

Good lawyers

neither shout nor speak fast. Trump has very poor representation but is obviously relying on a fixed jury.

More from the "Obama told you so " file

https://khn.org/news/evidence-shows-obama-team-left-a-pandemic-game-plan-for-trump-administration/

'20 record voter turnout prompts GOP voter suppression

https://www.witf.org/2021/01/31/gop-lawmakers-seek-tougher-voting-rules-after-record-turnout/


"GOP lawmakers seek tougher voting rules after record turnout.
The Brennan Center for Justice, a public policy institute, has already tallied more than 100 bills in 28 states meant to restrict voting access."


I'm starting to think the GOP has convinced themselves that their real enemy is democracy itself.
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