It’s virtually impossible for Democrats to get the votes they need to convict Donald Trump. So what’s the point of this week’s trial? Playbook’s Rachael Bade says it’s more about convincing the American public — not lawmakers — that Trump should never be able to hold office again. Plus, the final race of the 2020 election cycle finally ends. And the Biden administration drops a Trump-era lawsuit over California’s net neutrality law.
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