Evidence falls short in trial of Trump
January 27, 2021
By Dr. John A. Sparks
The House of Representatives, with the sole responsibility of impeachment, has passed a single Article of Impeachment charging President Donald Trump with committing a high crime, namely that he “made statements that encouraged – and foreseeably resulted in – imminent lawless action at the Capitol.”
In short, his rally speech, it is claimed, amounted to “incitement to engage in the insurrection.”
The Senate’s constitutional responsibility is to try the president to determine if he is guilty of the criminal act alleged. From the start, the charge of “i...