Rep. Ted Lieu (D-CA) was a House impeachment supervisor for the 1/6 impeachment, and he says McConnell is hiding devastating proof in opposition to Trump.
Rep. Lieu tweeted:
As a House Impeachment Manager, I may inform not all GOP Senators paid consideration throughout trial. But Sen McConnell did. He sat rapt with consideration. He is aware of how devastating the proof is in opposition to the previous President and his supporters. That’s why McConnell opposes the fee. https://t.co/sJ1DU9MzR3
— Ted Lieu (@tedlieu) May 27, 2021
McConnell is personally lobbying Republican Senators to vote against the 1/6 Commission as a result of he thinks that making Trump completely happy will get him again into energy as Majority Leader.
The actuality is that McConnell is aware of that Trump incited and was the mastermind of the 1/6 assault. Mitch McConnell took the Senate flooring and advised that Trump be charged with a criminal offense after the second impeachment trial concluded.
Mitch McConnell is defending a legal and presumably a couple of throughout the Republican Party. There is prone to be extra devastating proof in opposition to different elected Republicans inside Congress.
Trump could have incited and masterminded the 1/6 assault, however he had loads of help from Republicans within the House and Senate.
McConnell is aware of this, and that’s the reason he’s working so onerous to bury the reality.
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Mr. Easley is the founder/managing editor, who’s White House Press Pool, and a Congressional correspondent for PoliticusUSA. Jason has a Bachelor’s Degree in Political Science. His graduate work targeted on public coverage, with a specialization in social reform actions.
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