No One Is Above the Law, and That Starts With Donald Trump

The prosecution of the former president is not only permissible but required for the sake of American democracy.

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‘There Is Nowhere I Feel Safe’: Election Officials Describe Threats Fueled by Trump

“Do you know how it feels to have the president of the United States target you?’’ Ruby Freeman, a Black election worker from Georgia, told the Jan. 6 committee.

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‘I Took an Oath,’ Rusty Bowers Says of Rejecting Efforts to Overturn the Election

Mr. Bowers’s refusal to bend to pressure from Mr. Trump and his allies led to harassment outside his home in which he was called a “pedophile” and other epithets.

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How McConnell Hopes to Thwart Trump in the Midterms

Senator Mitch McConnell is working furiously to bring allies to Washington who will buck Donald J. Trump. It’s not going according to plan.

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Arizona Republicans Sought to Overturn Votes. Rusty Said No.

The speaker of the Republican-controlled Arizona House — who supported Donald J. Trump in 2020 — just torpedoed a bill that would have let lawmakers reject the results of an election.

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After Trump’s Loss in Arizona, State Republicans Hurl Insults at One Another

A top Republican told the governor to “shut the hell up.” Another official described a lawmaker as a resident of “Crazytown.” All this in a state where the party recently reigned supreme.

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