As minority leader under Obama, Mitch McConnell weaponized the filibuster to stymie the president’s legislative agenda.
“I will be watching,” Trump said in departing remarks on Wednesday, adding that he’d be back to politics “in some form.”
Trump will likely face a barrage of criminal indictments and high-profile civil lawsuits in multiple states.
Though McConnell blamed others for the attempted coup, he bears great responsibility for promoting Trump’s lies.
McConnell reportedly supports impeaching Trump but refuses to reconvene the Senate for a trial before Biden is sworn in.
There is a baby giraffe out there somewhere who will never know a world where Trump was not impeached twice.
Rep. Jason Crow says Republican lawmakers have told him that they fear for their lives if they vote for impeachment.
Citing reports that McConnell backs impeachment, Democrats urged him to start the Senate trial following the House vote.
The vote effectively kills the prospect of a vote on $2,000 direct payments before the next Congress.
The effort comes after blocking a vote on a House-passed bill that would provide $2,000 direct payments.