Democrats are now determined to ensure two things. First, they want to squarely lay the blame for last week's Capitol intrusion and riot on Trump's shoulders. They want to make him pay with the last few days of his presidency by removing him from office for inciting riots. Personally, I wish they had been this geared up to remove some mayors across the country when they encouraged riots, but hey, I guess that's not as important as having the riot at your own front door...whatever. At any rate, they want to blame Trump 100%, remove him, and thereby add one final shame to his office. The second thing they wish to do is ensure that he can not run again in four years. Democrats are so afraid of the Trump political machine that they want to destroy it at its base and ensure that there is no chance Trump could return and sweep the nation like he once did. After four years of spending our tax dollars chasing Trump, they want to ensure they never have to waste another tax dollar on him - you know, they have other things to waste your tax dollars on in mind.
It's a sad day in American history. Whether you support the President, think his actions were wrong, or outright dislike the man, he only has eight days left in office. Most presidents slide out the door quietly, retire, write books about the great things they feel like they did, and build libraries so future generations can study and learn about the presidency. Trump will likely settle in Florida, and let's face it, Florida has no presidential library and depending on what city he selects, it could be a boom for Florida's economy. It only takes a drive down Clinton Avenue in Little Rock to realize that the Clinton Library helped revive a dying downtown Little Rock and make a boom - it's a fact that much like Trump, it doesn't matter whether you like Clinton or not, his library has helped tourism and business. But, if Democrats pursue Trump, he will not simply go off quietly and build a library...no, he will become something the Democrat party should be fear more than an ex-president. If they pursue him and get him out of office before he finishes his term, he will become an American Martyr.
By one definition, a Martyr is someone who "suffers greatly for an idea or a belief." You can bet that if the Democrats succeed, Trump will have an entirely new set of cards to play in his post-presidency. He will not only be just the President that helped Make America Great Again, but he will also be the President that had an election stolen from him and then was impeached to ensure he could never run again, all based on partisan politics. The consequences for such actions and the martyr and political machine it could spawn might end up being one of the most powerful movements in recent American history.
The bottom line...the Democrats should think long and hard about the next few days. They must decide if upsetting roughly 74 million voters and making their chosen candidate a martyr is really what they want to face in two years at mid-terms in Congress. The political battles they open may very well spawn an entirely new generation of "Trump-like" candidates running with the backing and support of not only an ex-president but an ex-president with a cause.