“The former president exposed just how weak the United States’ system of checks and balances is and its desperate need for reform. And evading any accountability for now, he has proved that presidents can go so far as to foment an insurrection without facing any legal consequences.” Boston Globe Editorial Board: Congress must rebuild the presidency. (So true. We need fewer norms and rules, and more laws.)

+ New bombshells show Trump’s coup threat was real and hasn’t passed. (At this point, these aren’t bombshells. They’re just confirmation that what you saw with your own eyes was reality.)

+ Trump sues niece, NY Times over records behind ’18 tax story. (Maybe the resurfacing of this story will remind Trump backers that he was never a good businessman at all. But probably not.)