This entire affair is going to completely destroy any trust anyone ever had in our system of so called democracy.
It was pretty bad before, but I think from here on out the public at large will no longer have any faith that our 'public servants' will ever serve the public, but instead serve only themselves. Sure, plenty of people already believe that there is no such thing as an honest politician, now there will be almost nobody who will believe anything any politician says and now for good reason. We have a president widely believed to be treasonous and a congress apparently not willing to remove him or any of his ilk from office. I highly doubt that voter turnout will be above 10% in subsequent elections which means that elections will no longer matter as even the highest offices will be viewed as mere appointees of the oligarchy. The people who didn't vote in the last election will certainly feel vindicated in telling us that their votes didn't count and now it'll be extremely difficult to argue against their reasoning.