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Bruce L. Castor Jr., former district attorney of Montgomery County, in Pennsylvania. Courtesy photo.

Bruce Castor had a tough act to follow. The defense attorney for former President Donald Trump’s second impeachment trial was set to speak after the House managers debuted their arguments, in which they used jarring video to reconstruct the events of Jan. 6. Their presentation ended with lead manager Rep. Jamie Raskin emotionally recalling how his family members hid from rioters in the Capitol that day, one day after he buried his son.

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Jacqueline Thomsen

Jacqueline Thomsen, based in Washington, is a reporter covering D.C. federal courts and the legal side of politics. Contact her at [email protected] and follow her on Twitter @jacq_thomsen.

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