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WATCH: Future Americans will ‘despair’ if Trump isn’t held accountable, Nadler says

If President Donald Trump is not removed from office, future Americans will “despair” that presidents are able to act “without fear of consequence or constraint,” Rep. Jerry Nadler, a House manager, argued during the Senate impeachment trial. “Historians will mark the date that this Senate allowed this president to break one of our mightiest defenses against tyranny,” Nadler, D-N.Y., said. After spending two days laying out the case for the first article of impeachment — abuse of power — House Democrats spent the better part of Friday making the case for the second article of impeachment — obstruction of Congress. The House of Representatives impeached the president in December. The Senate trial will determine whether Trump is acquitted, or convicted of the two articles of impeachment and removed from office.

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