Majority did convict DT

“The argument it makes is crucial to our survival as a free, self-governing people  “The Senate must convict Donald Trump and defend our democracy”

Instigation sequence

January 5 Meeting at Trump International Hotel Could Hold the Key to the January 6 Insurrection

Trump Campaign Paid Organizers of Pre-Riot Rally $2.7 Million

WSJ News Exclusive | Jan. 6 Rally Funded by Top Trump Donor, Helped by Alex Jones, Organizers Say

Emily C. Singer on Twitter

Scott Jennings + on Twitter

Why a GOP senator’s accidental revelation about Trump’s attacks on Mike Pence matter

All the evidence being used against Trump in the impeachment trial

New York Times editorial board: ‘Trump is guilty’

‘Written By Gaslight’: People Aren’t Buying McConnell’s Reasons For Acquitting Trump

“People are not okay”: The mental health impact of the Trump era

“The Capitol riot, Everytown’s report notes, “was a continuation of a pattern of extreme right wing intimidation and violence that has grown unchecked during the Trump presidency.”

Throughout 2020, the report continues, “the extreme right used guns as tools of intimidation and violence in increasingly open ways, most notably by taking advantage of weak state gun laws to brandish weapons at anti-government protests and to intimidate peaceful protests for racial justice.”

From May 2020 to January 2021 there were at least 100 instances of armed demonstrators with guns at protests in the capital cities of 28 states, according to data from the Armed Conflict Location & Event Data Project and the Bridging Divides Initiative at Princeton University.

Right-wingers brandishing big guns gathered by the thousand in Richmond, Virginia, for a gun-rights rally; they entered the state Capitol building of Michigan to demonstrate against coronavirus lockdown measures; and they repeatedly turned up to harass and intimidate Black Lives Matter demonstrators.

In the days after the election, police arrested two Trump supporters for traveling to Philadelphia’s vote-counting center with an AR-15 rifle and roughly 160 rounds of ammunition.” How The NRA Helped Foment An Armed Insurrection At The Capitol