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  • there was method in the madness that day.

  • Democrats prosecuting former President Donald Trump began presenting their case on Wednesday, arguing Trump planted the seeds for the deadly attack on the U.

  • S capital Long before January 6.

  • Lead impeachment manager representative Jamie Raskin opened arguments saying Trump was no innocent bystander.

  • Evidence will show that he clearly incited the January 6th insurrection.

  • It will show that Donald Trump surrendered his role as commander in chief and became the insider in chief of a dangerous instruction, representative Jonah Goose, another impeachment manager, said.

  • Trump had been laying the groundwork over months by falsely telling his supporters the November 3rd election was stolen from him and to not accept the results, which no Goose said culminated in the capital attack.

  • He didn't just tell them to fight like hell.

  • He told them how, where and when he made sure they had advanced notice 18 days advance notice.

  • He sent his save the date for January 6th.

  • He told them to march to the capital and fight like hell.

  • Trump is the first president to face an impeachment trial after leaving office and the Onley president in American history to be impeached twice.

  • Democrats face long odds to secure a conviction, which could lead to a vote barring Trump from seeking public office again.

  • A two thirds majority in the Senate must vote to convict, which means at least 17 Republicans would have to defy Trump still PO in popularity among Republican voters.

there was method in the madness that day.

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