Trump attacks Senate GOP leader McConnell after acquittal

Trump attacks Senate GOP leader McConnell after acquittal

"You don't go into a battle thinking that you're going to lose and we really were purposeful, all of the impeachment managers, in speaking to all 100 senators". "And, oh, by the way, we are calling for your removal from office".

Trump's lashing out follows his impeachment by a bipartisan vote in the House of Representatives last month for his role inciting the January 6 violent riot at the US Capitol, which resulted in the deaths of at least five people, including a Capitol Police officer.

In his statement, Trump boasted about his own electoral record while attacking the Republican senator. I'm more anxious about 2022 than I've ever been. "And sad that it's happening to so many". This time she's in for her biggest fight yet.

"I do think that domestic radicalization is an issue we have to look at", Sasse said. "You have embarrassed the Kinzinger family name!"

His argument was not that Trump wasn't guilty.

"It's been insane, when you have friends - that you thought were good friends that would love you no matter what - that don't", he told the publication.

McConnell is undertaking a delicate balancing acting in trying to distance the party from Trump while also harnessing the energy of the millions of Republicans who remain loyal to him.

Kinzinger is not the only Republican lawmaker facing serious backlash for backing Trump's impeachment.

In addition to Rep. Thompson's lawsuit, criminal prosecutors in Georgia are investigating Trump's efforts to overturn election results in the state.

The clash between the current and former GOP leaders comes as the Republican Party at large grapples with warring factions at odds over whether to continue in Trump's likeness or forge a path veering from the former President's legacy.

In Louisiana, the state Republican Party's executive committee unanimously censured Cassidy after he joined the six other Republicans in voting against Trump. Richard Burr. Party members in Utah, Pennsylvania, Nebraska and ME have also threatened to censure Sens. Burr and Toomey plan to retire after their current terms.

Murkowski no longer has to pass through a Republican primary election like the one she lost in 2010. Saturday's vote was 57-43 in favor of conviction, with seven Republicans voting against Trump, but that was far short of the two-thirds majority necessary to acquit.

Despite the pushback, the senators this weekend stood behind their decisions.

The suit cites incendiary comments that Trump and Giuliani made in the weeks leading up to the riot and on the day of it that lawyers say were created to mobilize supporters to work to overturn the election results and to prevent the congressional certification process.

That censure motion concludes saying Romney used his "senatorial power and influence to undermine" Trump and claims "Romney appears to be an agent for the Establishment Deep State".

"When people say I'm a breakout star that always make me feel a little uncomfortable because my goal in coming to Washington was to represent the people of the Virgin Islands and fight for those things that are important to them, not to necessarily to be a star but I'm trying to use the platform to elevate the issues of the territories", Plaskett said.

Though Giuliani vehemently denied he had requested the sum, he eventually acknowledged that one of his associates had asked campaign officials for a $20,000 a day fee to help Trump after his election loss.

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