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The impeachment trial tells a bittersweet story of American dreams. Despite the process (potentially) excluding witnesses, senators who are likely to vote on party lines, and limits on coverage of the momentous event, Senate proceedings still reveal the glory of the republic.

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  • I have had the great pleasure and privilege of attending the Senate impeachment trial, having secured coveted passes. Restricted access has limited coverage of the proceedings though.

    Here, I explain why that should matter to the public and what I’ve been seeing in the Senate chamber from the press

    I have had the great pleasure and privilege of attending the Senate impeachment trial, having secured coveted passes. Restricted access has limited coverage of the proceedings though.

    Here, I explain why that should matter to the public and what I’ve been seeing in the Senate chamber from the press gallery and beyond ... as I live the dream.

  • As a new American, I too observed the impeachment proceedings with a mix of respect and disappointment. It is inspiring to witness a process that was designed with a profound belief that representatives would act in good faith and be patriots, first of all. And it's just as depressing to watch these

    As a new American, I too observed the impeachment proceedings with a mix of respect and disappointment. It is inspiring to witness a process that was designed with a profound belief that representatives would act in good faith and be patriots, first of all. And it's just as depressing to watch these ideals capitulate to a reality in which the jury seems entirely prejudiced.

    This feels like a test of how prepared the system is to handle the worst instincts of power—a test the system is not going to pass.

  • This is an interesting presentation of your first-hand experience and observations, and raises some good points. So, I’m glad I read it.

    Unfortunately, while acknowledging the importance of the process to the people, you failed to consider the very different views held by many.

    For example, there

    This is an interesting presentation of your first-hand experience and observations, and raises some good points. So, I’m glad I read it.

    Unfortunately, while acknowledging the importance of the process to the people, you failed to consider the very different views held by many.

    For example, there is the fact that, from the start, this has looked like a partisan process that started even before this President took the oath of office. Seems to me this (along with other factors) poses a big obstacle to any possibility of a true and fair trial.