Sen. Mitt Romney (R-UT) refuses to support impeaching Trump because he thinks “impeachment isn’t the right way to go.”
Mitt Romney Lies to Justify Not Supporting Impeaching Trump
Romney said on CNN’s State Of The Union, “I don’t think there is the full element to support an obstruction of justice case. I didn’t feel like a prosecutor would actually look at this and say we have all of the elements to get to a conviction, so everyone reaches their own conclusion. I read the report. I was troubled by it, very disappointed by it for a number of reasons, but it did not suggest to me that it was time to call for impeachment.”
— CNN Politics (@CNNPolitics) May 19, 2019
Robert Mueller Found Enough Evidence to Indict Trump
Romney is playing games to cover up for Trump.
The only reason that Mueller didn’t indict Trump for obstruction of justice is that under the OLC guidance a sitting can’t be indicted. It was wasn’t that Mueller didn’t find the evidence as Romney falsely suggested, but that the appropriate remedy for presidential obstruction of justice is impeachment. Sen. Romney wasn’t honest, and his answer illustrates the problem that Democrats will have if they push impeachment.
Senate Republicans are going to twist and distort the evidence to protect Trump.
The outcome is predetermined in the Senate.
There wouldn’t be a fair impeachment trial, as Senate Republicans will never vote to convict Donald Trump, which is why more investigation needs to be done before Democrats can move on impeachment.
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Mr. Easley is the founder/managing editor and Senior White House and Congressional correspondent for PoliticusUSA. Jason has a Bachelor’s Degree in Political Science. His graduate work focused on public policy, with a specialization in social reform movements.
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