CNN wasn’t letting Mitch McConnell have it both ways on impeachment as the network showed a graphic calling out his hypocrisy while he spoke.
These were the graphics beneath McConnell while he was speaking after he voted not to convict Trump:
McConnell isn’t fooling anyone with his claims that Trump hasn’t gotten away with anything yet. Sen. McConnell knows that Trump is toxic to his chances of winning back the Senate majority in 2022, so he tried to condemn Trump while voting to acquit him.
As CNN pointed out, that’s not the way the process works. History won’t remember Mitch McConnell’s attempt to cover his tracks with a speech after the vote, but he will forever be known for a vote not to convict a president who tried to overthrow the US government.
For more discussion about this story join our Rachel Maddow and MSNBC group.
Mr. Easley is the managing editor, who is White House Press Pool, and a 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.
Awards and Professional Memberships
Member of the Society of Professional Journalists and The American Political Science Association