The North Carolina Republican Party is set to vote later today to censure Senator Richard Burr for his vote to convict former President Donald Trump for inciting an insurrection against Congress. North Carolina’s GOP Chair Michael Whatley said his vote “in a trial that he declared unconstitutional is shocking and disappointing.”
A majority of Americans believe former President Donald Trump should have been convicted for inciting an insurrection against Congress, according to the latest ABC News/Ipsos survey conducted February 13-14. The survey found that 77% of respondents believe Trump’s impeachment trial was a partisan affair, with senators voting along the party line. Just 23% of respondents said they believe senators voted based on the facts that were before them.
As the impeachment trial of Donald Trump reaches its final stage, Senate Republicans are walking out and not listening to closing arguments.
Sen. Ben Cardin (D-MD) said the vote to block witnesses was about Senate Republican misconduct than the misconduct of Trump.
Sen. Rob Portman (R-OH) said that Trump's Ukraine behavior was inappropriate and wrong, but doesn't rise to the level of removal.
Trump's lawyers are in a panic over potential witnesses being called and are threatening the Bidens and the whistleblower.
Sens. Ted Cruz and Lindsey Graham got taken to school by Adam Schiff when they asked a hypothetical question equating Obama and Trump.
Senate Democratic Leader Sen. Chuck Schumer said that there are 10 to 12 Republican Senators in play who could vote for witnesses at Trump's trial.
Mitch McConnell admitted to Republican Senators that he doesn't have the votes to block witnesses and end Trump's impeachment trial.
Senate Republicans like Lindsey Graham and John Barrasso are demanding that no witnesses be called and the Senate move to a final vote.
Trump's defense turned into a perfect argument for having John Bolton testify as they claimed not to know how to get into Trump's head.
Sen. Joni Ernst (R-IA) admitted that for Republicans, the point of Trump's impeachment trial is to smear and damage Joe Biden.
Sen. Angus King predicted that ten or more Republican Senators won't be able to defend hiding Bolton's testimony, so they will vote for documents and witnesses.
Sen. Chuck Schumer (D-NY) said that Bolton brought the Trump cover-up out in the open, and Senate Republicans will part of it if they block witnesses.
In a powerhouse presentation, Adam Schiff is forcing Republican Senators to hear the evidence of Trump's corruption.
Senators continue to show that they don't care about the impeachment trial by trying to get the schedule changed so they have the weekend off.
A dozen Republican Senators broke the rules and walked out on Adam Schiff as he was delivering the evidence against Donald Trump.
House impeachment manager Rep. Jerry Nadler (D-NY) took the Senate by storm after midnight ET and accused Republicans of a treacherous cover-up for Trump.
Mitch McConnell asked Chuck Schumer to stack all of his amendments for a single vote, Schumer said no and refused to allow McConnell to speed up the impeachment trial.
Senate Democratic Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) has introduced an amendment to force Trump Chief Of Staff Mick Mulvaney to testify.