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In 1831, the French traveler watched a federal agent load a band of Choctaw Indians onto a ship for transport to Arkansas, a vanguard of the Trail of Tears. “In the whole of this spectacle,” Tocqueville observed, “there was an air of ruin and destruction, something that felt like a final farewell with no returning.”
The Memphis congressman is the fourth most senior Democrat on the House Judiciary Committee, which wrote the two articles that are the basis of the Senate trial. But Cohen’s peers tend to regard him as a grandstander rather than a team player.