York County Republican Committee votes to censure U.S. Sen. Pat Toomey
Feb 15 2021
"I'm really disheartened by his choice and his vote". The poll found that 62% of Americans feel the two main parties "do such a poor job representing the American people that a third party is needed".
"There is no question that President Trump is practically and morally responsible for provoking the events of that day", McConnell said, adding the president's false statements about a stolen election created an atmosphere that led to the violence and destruction on January 6.
"I said, "Mr president, this MAGA (Make America Great Again) movement needs to continue".
Burr has said he will not seek reelection in 2022.
"Am I grateful that the president says, 'You're our guy in U.S. Senate 2022?' Of course, I am", Walker said.
President Joe Biden should follow his own sage advice from the statement he released hours after the "not guilty" vote by 43 Republican senators in Donald Trump's impeachment trial led to his acquittal.
"I salute the seven Republican senators who convicted", Schumer said. "Senator Burr did NOT vote the will of the people and should be held accountable".
Burr has come under intense criticism from the GOP for voting Saturday that Trump did "incite an insurrection" on January 6 - and he is now facing a censure vote from his state's Republican Party.
"Our historic, patriotic and attractive movement to "Make America Great Again" has only just begun", Trump said in a statement, after the Senate vote failed to secure the necessary majority.
But McConnell said he voted against conviction because he believes it's unconstitutional to impeach a former president.
While 43 Republican senators chose to support the former President, seven ultimately agreed that Trump violated his oath of office by stirring MAGA fans into a frenzy before they took part in the siege of the Capitol. The state Republican central committee is expected to consider at least eight separate resolutions to censure him when it meets next month. I still believe that to be the case.
Those who voted to convict with the 50 Democrats include Republican Senators Burr, Bill Cassidy of Louisiana, Susan Collins of Maine, Lisa Murkowski of Alaska, Mitt Romney of Utah, Ben Sasse of Nebraska and Pat Toomey of Pennsylvania.