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Trump's fate lands with Pence again as GOP fissures grow: The Note

Speaker Nancy Pelosi formally asked her colleagues for their views on Section 3 of the 14th Amendment of the U.S. Constitution. It was passed and ratified during Reconstruction as Congress debated then how to handle former Confederate leaders who had fought against the Union.

Monday, with the help of former constitutional law professor Rep. Jaime Raskin, D- Md., Democrats referenced that obscure section of the Constitution too in their newly drafted article of impeachment against Trump.

Democrats cite rarely used part of 14th Amendment in new impeachment article

Reconstruction and Its Impact

by Oui on Tue Jan 12th, 2021 at 03:08:31 PM EST

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