The Senate needs to convict Trump to show that presidents will b

Rio Grande - The Senate needs to convict Trump to show that presidents will be held accountable for their crimes even after they leave office. Otherwise there will be nothing to deter future presidents from commuting the same crimes Trump did. Having Trump convicted by the Senate and then face state and federal criminal prosecution for his crimes will show that even presidents aren’t above the law.

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2/03/2021