Republican insiders and strategists threw more cold-water on the Democrats’ never-ending impeachment fantasy during the holiday season; predicting a “bipartisan acquittal” in any effort to remove the President from office.
“Republicans are becoming increasingly confident they’ll be able to hand President Trump a bipartisan acquittal in his Senate impeachment trial,” reports the Hill. “With 67 votes needed to convict the president and remove him from office, and the outcome of a Senate trial all but guaranteed, GOP senators are broadening their sights as they plot their strategy.”
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“Senate Republicans think they’ll be able to pick up one or two Democrats on the final votes for each impeachment article. That would let them tout Trump’s acquittal as bipartisan — an angle they’ve already seized on when talking about the two House votes, in which a handful of Democrats crossed the aisle to join Republicans in opposing impeachment,” adds the website.
“I think we might have a couple,” said GOP Sen. Purdue. “I don’t want to speculate on who — obviously that puts too much pressure on them — but I really think we have people on both sides that are trying to get to a reasonable, nonpartisan answer.”
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Source: The Hill