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Mon Feb 15, 2021, 01:01 AM

23. It's appealing on the surface, but it's actually a trap.

Great reader comments from the WaPo article:

Somebody please stop all the talk about the Democrats doing something to keep Trump from running again or any further censure. It's a TRAP McConnell set up. He wants Trump out as badly as Dems do but doesn't want the heat. His whole self-serving speech Saturday was to goad the Dems into doing his dirty work (remember the "yet"?). If Dems use the 14th or some other method... to keep Trump from running, McConnell gets EXACTLY what he wants: Trump out, more ammunition to use against the Dems and bind Trumps base to the Republicans by channeling their hate and keeps them riled up for voting against Dems.

Another comment:

... It would play right into the hands of Cruz, Rubio, Hawley, Haley, or any other Republican who would enter presidential primaries for the 2024 election. They would want Trump out of the way, giving them a better shot at the nomination, while not having to outright oppose a candidate Trump and lose his supporters for their cause. Allowing Trump to maintain his option to run again would fracture the Republican party.

And one more:

... I do think that Congress should now simply leave Trump to the civil and criminal indictments heading his way. More Congressional action will simply be used falsely as evidence of Trump being a victim.

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