WASHINGTON — Senate Majority Chief Mitch McConnell informed his GOP colleagues on Wednesday that he hasn’t decided whether or not he will vote to question or acquit President Trump on fees he incited an riot.
“Whereas the press has been stuffed with hypothesis, I’ve not made a closing resolution on how I will vote and I intend to hearken to the authorized arguments when they’re introduced to the Senate,” McConnell (R-Ky.) wrote on Wednesday afternoon.
The remarks from McConnell come as a rising variety of Republicans break with the president over his dealing with of the lethal Capitol siege which killed 5 folks.
Six Home GOP lawmakers, together with No. three Rep. Liz Cheney, have introduced that they might vote to question Trump.
No Home Republicans voted to question the president throughout his first impeachment in December 2019 for pressuring Ukraine to research Democrats.
Within the Senate, Utah Sen. Mitt Romney was the one Republican who voted to convict Trump on one in all two counts.
Earlier Wednesday, McConnell’s workplace confirmed that the Senate wouldn’t maintain an impeachment trial till Jan. 19 — the day earlier than Joe Biden’s swearing-in.