Mitt Romney Says He’ll Vote To Convict Trump


Mitt Romney Says He’ll Vote To Convict Trump

Mitt Romney predicted he’d face ‘abuse’ from Trump and his supporters — and he was right

Republicans are calling the first-term senator from Utah a traitor, but others are cheering #MittRomneyAmericanHero

You thought Nancy Pelosi had torn Washington apart, along with her copy of the State of the Union address. And then Mitt Romney became the first senator in U.S. history to vote to convict a president of his own party on Wednesday, as the lone Republican to side with Democrats in voting Donald Trump guilty of the first article of impeachment: abuse of power.

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He returned to his party’s side to acquit Trump of the second article, obstruction of Congress.

“I am sure to hear abuse from the president and his supporters,” Romney said in his emotional speech on the Senate floor Wednesday, explaining that his faith and his conscience drove him to cast the dissenting vote.

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You can say that again, senator. Retribution from the Republican Party — including the Trump family and Romney’s own niece, who heads the Republican National Committee but ceased using her maiden name early in the Trump era — was swift.AMIBC® - VOTE! BE COUNTED! BE HEARD!


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