In our weekly 20-minute Journey Through Trump-Land, I joined talkRADIO’s Alexis Conran to explain how Republican Senators admitted Donald Trump’s abuse of power — and then buried it by blocking witnesses and documents in his impeachment trial.

We also look at Monday’s opening contest for Democratic Presidential contenders, the Iowa caucuses. And there’s a glance at Sunday’s American football final, the Super Bowl between the San Francisco 49ers and the Kansas City Chiefs.

Listen to Discussion from 25:45

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Republican senators said Trump had indeed pursued this campaign, alongside his personal attorney to almost blackmail Ukraine by withholding military aid.

But they came up with excuses why it didn’t matter. [Sen. Lamar] Alexander said the behavior was “inappropriate” — you know guys, he’s just being a naughty boy. [Lisa] Murkowski said the case was there but Congress should have taken a longer time setting this out. Marco Rubio said the evidence was there but if you pursue this, it will divide the nation.