President Joe Biden late Saturday said despite former President Donald Trump being acquitted by the Senate “the substance of the charge is not in dispute,” noting that seven Republicans joined all Democrats in finding the former president guilty.
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) scoffed at a group of “cowardly” GOP Senators who voted to acquit former President Donald Trump on the charge of inciting an insurrection, suggesting they “can’t get another job,” and wanted to make sure they get re-elected.
Former President Donald Trump thanked Republican lawmakers Saturday in a statement after the Senate voted to acquit him in his second impeachment trial, saying they “stood proudly for the Constitution we all revere and for the sacred legal principles at the heart of our country.”
The Senate on Saturday voted Saturday to acquit former President Donald Trump on the impeachment charge of incitement of insurrection.
Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) slammed House impeachment managers for their surprising change of course by calling for a witness, saying the “Hail Mary” from those nine Democrats is because they are now caving to upset “leftist Twitter” who want to prolong the trial for weeks.
Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) ahead of the possible final day of the Senate impeachment trial on Saturday said he will vote to acquit former President Donald Trump, according to an email announcement informing Republican Senators of his decision.