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A combination of courageous policing and grim luck is what *narrowly* saved Pence and senators from being harmed or killed — that’s the core of the evidence the managers are presenting now.
The very blunt message to the senators here is that *they* escaped this MAGA violence for one reason — the police stood between them and Trump’s hardcore fans. Chilling.
Shorter Bill Barr: I stand by intervening to help a convicted Trump adviser, but I wish Trump did not admit what we are doing on Twitter
Paul Manafort’s lenient 4-year sentence — far below the recommended 20 years despite extensive felonies and post-conviction obstruction — is a reminder of the blatant inequities in our justice system that we all know about, because they reoccur every week in courts across America
As a historical fact, it's worth noting: Sen. McConnell changed the number of working justices on The Supreme Court from 9 to 8, for well over a year.