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Impartiality in the Senate?

To the editor: I thought that the U.S. court system required members of a jury involved in a trial to be impartial. Why, when the Senate acts as a jury in an impeachment trial, is it OK for most of the jurors to serve when they definitely do not have open minds about the verdict?

I hope that Sen. Murkowski strongly considers her disturbing feelings about preconceived opinions that her fellow senators bring to the impeachment trial next month. I hope she is able to convince others in the Senate body to have the same concerns and vote for what is best for this country.

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