Somehow, Sen. Mitt Romney—that Mitt Romney—has become the conscience of the Republican Party. But despite the announcement that Donald Trump really does now have an achievement all his own—the only person ever to have bipartisan support for his conviction in an impeachment trial—other Republicans have continued to keep up the most shallow pretense imaginable.
Sen. Sherrod Brown (D-Ohio) had some harsh words for his Republican colleagues following the acquittal of President Trump.
"They know that more damning evidence is likely to come out," the Ohio Democrat wrote in a New York Times op-ed.
Democratic Sen. Chris Murphy of Connecticut said Wednesday that President Donald Trump has a "get out of jail free card" from Senate Republicans and that the President learned from the impeachment trial "that he can do anything."
The impeachment fix is in — though not without a historic Republican hitch. The Senate predictably cleared President Trump on Wednesday of charges that he pressured Ukraine for political favors and then sought to cover up his sketchy scheme — but a lone Republican got in the way of the party-line
The Senate on Wednesday acquitted President Donald Trump of the two charges against him in his impeachment trial.
Giuliani claimed to NPR that he's still searching for dirt in Ukraine, because Trump "hasn't told me not to do it"
One journalist remarked to me, “How in the world can these senators walk around here upright when they have no backbone?”
His acquittal already is freeing the president up to run the bare-knuckle re-election campaign he wants. But there's a problem
Trump provided fresh evidence that he feels emboldened and will say and do as he pleases after the GOP-controlled Senate voted last week to acquit him in the impeachment trial.
A day before the Senate is expected to acquit President Donald Trump in his impeachment trial, the chamber's top Republican on Tuesday exhorted senators to clear Trump and stop Democrats' "factional fever" from scorching America's system of government.
GOP leadership is eager to keep the attorney general from resigning or being fired.