The Fix



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Trump's conviction would seem to remain unlikely. But once he's out of office, removal is off the table, and the chief question is whether to disqualify him from running again. That could give Republicans more incentive to convict.

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Sen. James Lankford's apology suggests a deeper disconnect with his Black constituents.

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On Jan. 6, misinformation promoted by President Trump and his allies fomented a violent attempted insurrection at the U.S. Capitol in Washington. And since then, similar misinformation has been used to try and explain it all away.

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Trump is the first president in history to be impeached twice. could the Senate convict him?

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Few have sacrificed so much for Trump. That fact that even that wasn't enough should send a message to a GOP considering a more permanent break with Trump.

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Two new polls reinforce that what might have seemed at the time like a sound political move has earned Hawley few friends and many more enemies.

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Rep. Al Green (D-Tex.) was the first lawmaker to call for Trump's impeachment more than a year ago.

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Ten House Republicans voted to impeach Trump, one week before he is set to leave office.

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Trump now has the most bipartisan impeachment votes in the Senate and the House to his name.

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In the House debate over impeaching Trump a second time, the Republican split over Trump is significant — but still small.

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Even the Republicans voting against impeachment laid blame at Trump's feet. Few actually defended his conduct.

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New polls indicate 1 in 5 Republicans approve of the actions of those who forced their way in. And even more describe their motivations as "patriotism" and "defending freedom."

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He could bring the Senate back to hold a trial before Trump leaves office.

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Trump's full speech on Jan. 6, with analysis and context.

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Tuesday brought the first indications that some in the GOP might go for a full break with Trump. Here's the state of play.

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The silent group is by far the biggest.

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The House GOP leader, whose 2015 candidacy for the speakership imploded, has offered a series of mixed signals indicating he's not terribly interested in actually leading the party moving forward.

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The future of the GOP is uncertain after last week's Capitol riot, says former RNC chair.

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Much of the GOP pushback is that impeachment or other removal is a bad idea because it would divide the country. But almost always, it fails to account for a key part of the calculus: just how bad were Trump's actions.

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Sen. Roy Blunt (R-Mo.) offered perhaps the most Pollyannaish take on all of this Sunday, suggesting Trump will back down after last week.

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