Those who hoped Trump might feel chastened by the impeachment are in for an ugly surprise. The narcissist-in-chief instead has felt emboldened; that he can do whatever he wants.
Take for example when a reporter recently asked Trump what lessons he had taken away from the impeachment trial.
“The Democrats are crooked,” he said when questioned in the Oval Office about what he learned from the impeachment ordeal, which concluded one week ago. “They got a lot of crooked things going. That they’re vicious. That they shouldn’t have brought impeachment.”