For the first time and six months ahead of Election 2020, Trump has linked Beijing to his re-election prospects in November.
Viewed through the fractured legislative prism, it signifies a signal consensus, as historic as it is rare, between the Republican-dominated Senate and the House of Representatives under the Democrats.
[W]hile there are many months left until the election ... the Trump campaign is experiencing what must be a much-appreciated uptick in approval ratings at exactly the right time.
To win against Trump you must simply back away from him.
Trump, unbeatable? The Democrats will certainly not defeat him by tearing up his speeches.
The Trump case is probably the best example. While the charges could be based on the truth, the impeachment trial was always dead in the water.
Trump hopes this battle will be as damaging to his opponent as the Democrats had hoped impeachment would be to him.
In this extraordinary case, impeachment is a constitutional parachute jump meant to save the republic.
The impeachment charges are serious and appropriate. They will test the power of Congress to restrain the president.
Another notable lesson from the Trump impeachment is the regular repetition of the refrain by the Democrats that “No man including the President is above the law.”