1. China's 'cowboy capitalism' must be curtailed: Senator Romney  Reuters
  2. In Bipartisan Bid to Restrain Trump, Senate Passes Iran War Powers Resolution  The New York Times
  3. Joe Manchin, who voted to oust Trump, says he may endorse his reelection  Fox News
  4. The Senate's war powers vote is one step toward Congress' living up to its constitutional responsibilities  NBC News
  5. Trump's Worst Enemy  The Wall Street Journal
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U.S. Senator Mitt Romney, who last week voted to convict Donald Trump for abuse of power, said on Friday that the U.S. president was right to challenge China over its trade policies and that Washington and its allies had to act against Beijing.U.S. Senator Mitt Romney, who last week voted to convict Donald Trump for abuse ...

China's 'cowboy capitalism' must be curtailed: Senator Romney - Reuters

Some Republicans crossed party lines to join Democrats in voting to curtail President Trump’s ability to wage war with Iran, weeks after a drone strike killed a top Iranian general.Some Republicans crossed party lines to join Democrats in voting to curtail President Trump’s ability to wage war with Iran, weeks after a drone strike killed a top Iranian general.

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The impeachment and subsequent acquittal of President Trump have revealed deep flaws in the constitutional system.The impeachment and subsequent acquittal of President Trump have revealed deep flaws in the constitutional system.

The Constitution Is Broken - The Atlantic

The president has sought to protect his friends and punish his foes, even at the risk of compromising the Justice Department’s independence and integrity.The president has sought to protect his friends and punish his foes, even at the risk of compromising the Justice Department’s independence and integrity.

Trump seeks to bend the executive branch as part of impeachment vendetta - The Washington Post

In a rare rebuke, a handful of Senate Republicans broke with Trump to support a resolution requiring congressional approval for a strike against Iran.In a rare rebuke, a handful of Senate Republicans broke with Trump to support a resolution requiring congressional approval for a strike against Iran.

Senate votes to limit Trump's Iran war powers. A veto is likely.

The Senate voted to limit President Donald Trump's ability to go to war with Iran without consulting with Congress. It's the first time in a long time it has done anything.Although Mitch McConnell may ultimately defer to the president, the Iran resolution is an important first step in Congress' reasserting its prerogatives.

He needs to stop tweeting about cases and let Barr do his job.He needs to stop tweeting about cases and let Barr do his job.

Trump’s Worst Enemy - WSJ

Two events last week illustrated sharply how expressions of faith are being used in the public sphere. On the floor of the Senate, Sen. Mitt Romney framed his impeachment vote in the language of religious devotion, citing his oath "before God to apply impartial justice as a <a href="https://www.sltrib.com/news/politics/2020/02/05/full-transcript-sen-mitt/">senator-juror</a>.”Two events last week illustrated sharply how expressions of faith are being used in the public sphere. On the floor of the Senate, Sen. Mitt Romney framed his impeachment vote in the language of religious devotion, citing his oath "before God to apply impartial justice as a <a href="https://www.sltrib.com/news/politics/2020/02/05/full-transcript-sen-mitt/">senator-juror</a>.”

Commentary: How Mitt Romney and Nancy Pelosi used their faith to resist Trump - The Salt Lake Tribune

I am thankful for what Trump's impeachment and acquittal have established about the US, its constitution and presidency.I am thankful for what Trump's impeachment and acquittal have established about the US, its constitution and presidency.

Thank you, Mr President | Trump | Al Jazeera

“It is very important for our Country’s SECURITY that the United States Senate not vote for the Iran War Powers Resolution. We are doing very well with Iran and this is not the time to show weakness. Americans overwhelmingly support our attack on terrorist Soleimani....”

Donald J. Trump on Twitter: "It is very important for our Country’s SECURITY that the United States Senate not vote for the Iran War Powers Resolution. We are doing very well with Iran and this is not the time to show weakness. Americans overwhelmingly support our attack on terrorist Soleimani...."

“....If my hands were tied, Iran would have a field day. Sends a very bad signal. The Democrats are only doing this as an attempt to embarrass the Republican Party. Don’t let it happen!”

Donald J. Trump on Twitter: "....If my hands were tied, Iran would have a field day. Sends a very bad signal. The Democrats are only doing this as an attempt to embarrass the Republican Party. Don’t let it happen!"

“This is a strong bipartisan message from the Senate that we will uphold our constitutional duty to deliberate and vote before sending our troops into harm’s way. https://t.co/oah5xRqNp4”

Tim Kaine on Twitter: "This is a strong bipartisan message from the Senate that we will uphold our constitutional duty to deliberate and vote before sending our troops into harm’s way.… https://t.co/uhXRTlhXxE"

“We will not allow Donald Trump to drag us into another endless war. I'm proud to stand with @TimKaine on this important resolution. https://t.co/BsA55SNNgT”

Elizabeth Warren on Twitter: "We will not allow Donald Trump to drag us into another endless war. I'm proud to stand with @TimKaine on this important resolution. https://t.co/BsA55SNNgT"

War Powers Resolution - Wikipedia

When members of Congress vote to corral the president’s power to launch offensive military strikes in places such as Iran, it feels like a welcome oasis in the dry, parched earth of legislative accountabilityWhen members of Congress vote to corral the president’s power to launch offensive military strikes in places such as Iran, it feels like a welcome oasis in the dry, parched earth of legislative accountability

Opinion: Congress limiting war powers is the right move - Deseret News

The list of Senate Republicans who voted Wednesday to consider legislation restricting President Donald Trump’s ability to launch military action against Iran isn’t long, but it’s actually pretty diverse.The list of Senate Republicans who voted Wednesday to consider legislation restricting President Donald Trump’s ability to launch military action against Iran isn’t long, but it’s actually pretty diverse.

Grace Notes: In rare move, Bill Cassidy votes against Donald Trump's wishes on Iran | Columnist Stephanie Grace | nola.com

Today's edition of quick hits.Today's edition of quick hits.