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So far the Democrats’ impeachment proceedings have been so one-sided and devoid of fundamental fairness that they give kangaroo courts a bad name. The preliminary witness interrogations have been conducted in a secret subterranean bunker, the Republican minority has been denied subpoena power, its ability to question witnesses has been severely curtailed, the president’s lawyers have been excluded, and so on. And those procedural restrictions and more have prevailed in the public hearings conducted by

While many seem bewildered by the biased proceedings in the show trial surrounding the impeachment of President Trump, the truth is that due process protections died more than a decade ago with the election of President Barack Obama. And, although some may claim that the Obama administration’s formal removal of due process protections through a “Dear Colleague” letter only applied to Title IX cases on college campuses, the reality is that progressive politicians have been