Burr faces censure by North Carolina GOP for voting to convict Trump

Brenda Watkins
February 15, 2021

The Tribune newsletter reported the petition knocks Mr. Romney for being the sole Republican to vote to impeach Mr.

"He's obviously a major political problem for the Republican Party, and as long as he's out there attempting to wage war on American constitutional democracy, he's a problem for all of us".

The poll-conducted online February 13-14 in English and Spanish by ABC News/Ipsos and based on a nationally representative probability sample of 547 adults-shows that 58% of the US public believes Trump should have been convicted for inciting the events of January 6 that left five people dead. The Louisiana GOP said Saturday that it unanimously voted to censure Cassidy because of his vote.

"I said, "Mr president, this MAGA (Make America Great Again) movement needs to continue".

After the vote, McConnell once again said Trump was responsible for the January 6 riot.

Seven Republicans joined Democrats in the Senate in voting to convict the former president. Richard Burr over his vote to convict former President Donald Trump during Trump's second impeachment trial.

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Republican senators who voted to convict former President Donald Trump were rebuked by GOP chapters in their states, with many local groups either censuring them or considering doing so. The evidence is compelling that President Trump is guilty of inciting an insurrection against a coequal branch of government and that the charge rises to the level of high Crimes and Misdemeanors. Toomey was censured by five GOP chapters in his state over his vote to convict Trump. "Senator Burr did NOT vote the will of the people and should be held accountable".

Burr had voted that the Trump impeachment trial was unconstitutional but later voted to convict Trump.

Some Utah Republicans are hoping to censure Sen.

"The oath that I took to the constitution compelled me to vote for impeachment and it doesn't bend to partisanship", Ms Cheney told "Fox News Sunday".

"If you want to get something off your chest, fine, but I'm into winning", he added later in the interview. But in a scathing speech on the Senate floor just after the vote, McConnell said Trump was "practically and morally responsible for provoking the events of that day" while also arguing that he believed the trial was unconstitutional because Trump was no longer in office.

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