By the end of Saturday, February 13, 2021, Donald Trump had once again made history: he had become the first President of the United States to be impeached twice, and the first to be tried for impeachment after leaving office and found not guilty. Many commentators in the media treated the verdict as a foregone conclusion — but in reality it wasn’t. In fact, the case was the House mangers’ to lose, and the blame for the not guilty verdict falls squarely on their shoulders.

The House managers could not have hoped for a better situation in which to convict…

Robert B. Marks

Robert B. Marks is a writer, editor, and researcher. His pop culture work has appeared in places like Comics Games Magazine.

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