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Jamie Raskin: Impeachment Manager Leads the Push to Oust Trump

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fairly difficult
The Maryland Democrat drafted the article of impeachment against the president even as he dealt with a family tragedy.
"We need to create a dynamic of action in which all of our colleagues are forced to confront their conscience about the permission they've given the president to trample all of the principles and values of our Constitution," he said in an interview this week.

In many ways, Mr. Raskin was made for this moment; he has been engaged in progressive politics since he was a toddler, learning at the knee of his father, Marcus Raskin, a well-known antiwar activist and liberal intellectual. But as he assumes the…
Sheryl Gay Stolberg
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