GOP Senators Who Voted to Convict Donald Trump Face Local Censures

Posted on AllSides February 15th, 2021
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Republican senators who voted to convict former President Donald Trump were rebuked by GOP chapters in their states, with many local groups either censuring them or considering doing so.

During the week-long unprecedented second impeachment trial, Sens. Richard Burr (R-NC), Bill Cassidy (R-LA), Susan Collins (R-ME), Lisa Murkowski (R-AK), Mitt Romney (R-UT), Ben Sasse (R-NE) and Pat Toomey (R-PA) stood at odds with their party and joined 50 Democrats in finding Trump guilty of inciting the January 6 attack on the U.S. Capitol.

Trump was acquitted on Saturday, as the...

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