McConnell not pressuring GOP to acquit Trump
Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) isn’t pressuring fellow Republicans to acquit former President Trump as the impeachment trial appears poised to wrap as soon as this weekend.
GOP senators have discussed their individual views about the trial behind closed doors this week, including at lunch meetings, but McConnell has limited his remarks to procedural steps and the timeline.
“He’s never really talked about it to us,” said Sen. Kevin Cramer (R-N.D.). “Mitch is a very good tactician ... but he’s also very respectful that every senator got here on...