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Graham wrote in a letter to Schumer on Sunday that the New York Democrat is seeking “vengeance and political retaliation” in his first term as majority leader, rather than the beginning of “national treatment.”
Graham said, “When the Vice President and Senate Republicans reject unconstitutional actions, you want to force the Senate, but there will be another unconstitutional action in this disgusting saga — the impeachment trial of a former president.” Graham said.
House Democrats introduced and passed an article of impeachment against Trump, with a crowd of his supporters storming the US Capitol earlier this month to “incite the supporters”.
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Most Republicans on Capitol Hill have argued impeachment and blamed Trump after a Senate trial that would only divide the country in Washington, D.C. and nationwide amid growing threats of political violence.
Graham said in his letter on Sunday, “The power of impeachment exists to protect the nation from the damage that a president has to do not to step down from the post of president but to suppress political grievances.” .
Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnellAddison (Mitch) Michelle McConnellbert resigns amid communications director Capital Riot: Senate Democrats report nixing filmbusters and more urging for new voting rights bill (R-Ky.) Has expressed willingness to prosecute impeachment in the Senate, even after Trump reportedly stepped down.
Other Senate Republicans echo that sentiment.
“The attack on the US Capitol itself was an attack on democracy, and the President takes some responsibility for what happened. … If the Senate goes ahead with the impeachment trial, I will do my duty as a juror and listen to the cases presented by both parties, ”Sen. Rob Portman (R-Ohio) said.
Graham, who supported Trump’s unproven claims in the “theft” election, said he would not stand in the way of Biden’s election college certification of victory after rioting in the Capitol.
“Trump and I, we were one hell of a trip,” Graham said that evening. “I hate it that way. Oh my God I hate it … but today I can say that I have yet to count. Enough is enough. I tried to be helpful.”