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Trump gets an unwelcome surprise

Sign up to get our new weekly column as a newsletter. We're looking back at the strongest, smartest opinion takes of the week from CNN and other outlets. (CNN)It seemed perfect. Everything was going Donald Trump's way. Republican senators had refused to allow witnesses in his impeachment trial. They were expected to form a solid red line of defense. And the administration was even hoping some vulnerable Democrats might buck their party and vote to acquit the President.Then came the stunner: Mitt Romney broke with his fellow Republicans and voted for Trump's removal from office. "He explained his decision in moving moral, ethical and patriotic terms," wrote Frida Ghitis. "Judging the President, he said, was 'the most difficult decision I eve ...