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Daniel R. DePetris is a columnist for the National Interest and a contributor to 38 North, a program of the Stimson Center in Washington, D.C.
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After more than 18 weeks of Washington, DC living in the myopia of impeachment, the U.S. Senate acquitted President Donald Trump on the charges of abuse of power and obstruction of Congress last week. Trump, who has weathered scandal after scandal (largely of his own making) ever since he took the oath of office three years ago, has survived the biggest crisis of his political life.