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Representative Raskin Rejects President Trump's First Amendment Defense

Lead House impeachment manager Representative Jamie Raskin (D-MD) lays out a series of arguments on why former President Trump's First… read more

Lead House impeachment manager Representative Jamie Raskin (D-MD) lays out a series of arguments on why former President Trump's First Amendment defense does not hold up, saying that incitement to violence is not protected under the Constitution. "The First Amendment does not create some super power immunity from impeachment for a president who attacks the Constitution in word and deed while rejecting the outcome of an election he happened to lose," he says. Quoting the late Justice Antonin Scalia, he says: "You can't ride with the cops and root for the robbers." close

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