failed state (part 5) – 25 Jan 2021 – delivering the articles of impeachment

19 days after the insurrection:

Rep. Jamie Raskin

I think it has to happen … [there would be] a worse effect if it didn’t happen.

— President Biden as quoted by @kaitlancollins, 25 Jan 2021, 7:24 PM

Though Biden also says that the votes aren’t there.

If it were a secret ballot he would be convicted in a heartbeat.

— Claire McCaskill speaking with Joy Reid