Five Things You Need to Read Today
1. Donald Trump Learns His Lesson
Explaining her vote not to remove President Trump in the impeachment trial, Senator Susan Collins of Maine expressed her hope that “the president has learned from this case.” The message she thought he would take from it is that “he will be much more cautious in the future.”
Well, Donald Trump has learned his lesson, alright. The lesson he learned is that he can get away with anything, because Republicans in the Senate will not hold him to account.
Hence his purge of those in the administration he regards as “disloyal,” and his pretty open interference at the Department of Justice in cases involving his friends and associates.
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