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Eric Black

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Senate oath clause spurs a twinge of Capra-esque hope

The Constitution doesn’t say what oath senators have to take (or affirm) when being sworn in as jurors in an impeachment trial, but the editors of Lawfare note that this is the only thing the senators are required to do under oath.

Judiciary’s Republican members disgraced themselves

Not all of them explicitly embraced the absurd, insulting and despicable claim of a “perfect” phone call. But none of them, as far as I heard, even suggested there was anything inappropriate, improper or even unseemly about it.