In a scathing floor speech, Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell on Saturday warned former President Donald Trump that he “didn’t get away with anything,” after the Senate acquitted him a second time following a historic impeachment trial.
Seven GOP senators joined Democrats in voting to convict Trump, but the 57-43 majority fell short of the two-thirds needed for a conviction. Trump was the first president to face an impeachment trial after leaving office and the first to be impeached twice by the House of Representatives.
McConnell voted to acquit Trump, but he supported Democrats in blaming the former president for the Capitol riot.HurryTimer: Invalid campaign ID.
“There’s no question, none, that President Trump is practically and morally responsible for provoking the events of the day,” he said on the Senate floor. “The people who stormed this building believed they were acting on the wishes and instructions of their president. And having that belief was a foreseeable consequence of the growing crescendo of false statements, conspiracy theories, and reckless hyperbole which the defeated president kept shouting into the largest megaphone on planet Earth.”
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2 thoughts on “Mitch McConnell Warns Trump ‘Didn’t Get Away With Anything,’ Can Still Be Criminally Prosecuted”
So can YOU MITCH McCONELL! You and most of our congress should be prosecuted for your own crimes. The impeachment managers tampered evidence by changing documents, etc….and that is a crime the last time I looked. They haven’t even tried denying it! We are sick of them committing crimes with impunity and we won’t take any of it lying down for them or their version of communism. As a senior citizen this year, I fear what my last years on the planet will be like if they were to succeed in keeping power in their hands. But I do have faith in my fellow Americans and know in my heart they will never lay down….they will fight for our country…we have all had enough.
How in the hell has McConnell remained in that leadership position is beyond all reason. He is loyal only to himself and his biases and is an untrustworthy turncoat. Please, get this jackass kissing fool out of the senate.