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McConnell unloads on Trump: 'Morally responsible' for provoking mob

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Cute....
They did stand with the country. They followed the constitution. The Senate can not convict a private citizen. End of story.
Why did the democrats hold the impeachment so long before turning it over to the Senate? Long after Trump was out of office.
 

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Cute....
They did stand with the country. They followed the constitution. The Senate can not convict a private citizen. End of story.
Why did the democrats hold the impeachment so long before turning it over to the Senate? Long after Trump was out of office.
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McConnell is a coward and literally absolved Congress from being able to impeach a President who incited a riot, sat back and watched it unfold, ended up with loss of life including Capital Police, have members of his own party targeted for hanging including his own vice President, only to say “well I guess they are more upset than you are“ (to another Republican begging for help.)

McConnell sold out the Constitution and the nation today.

If a President can now do what Trump accomplished there is no grounds to impeach any other President for any reason.

No Trump supporter or Trump “Republican“ can claim being pro law enforcement or pro Constitution ever again.

McConnell literally gave a cop killer a pass today.
Send this to the DNC in DC. Seriously ...
 

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He was in office when the trial started? REALLY? Anyone else know that?
Trump should be let go on that process technicality.
 

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wouldnt matter....the process started when he was still in office, he was impeached, constitution requires that there be a trial....senate took a vote on the constitutionality of it, and and voted in favor of going to trial....
Just one problem the Senate can not convict a private citizen . Where does it say in the constitution they can convict a private person?
 

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He was in office when the trial started? REALLY? Anyone else know that?
not sure what part you did not understand, let me clarify....when he was impeached, he was still president....constitution requires he goes to trial by the senate....he does not get a 'GET OUT JAIL/CONSEQUENCES" free card because he is in the last weeks of his term. the trial was legit
 

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Just one problem the Senate can not convict a private citizen . Where does it say in the constitution they can convict a private person?
where does it say that just because he is in the last weeks of his term, and is impeached, that he can't go to trial?
 

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not sure what part you did not understand, let me clarify....when he was impeached, he was still president....constitution requires he goes to trial by the senate....he does not get a 'GET OUT JAIL/CONSEQUENCES" free card because he is in the last weeks of his term. the trial was legit

Last weeks of his term, he went to trial,he was a private citizen....

Constitution requires REMOVAL OF OFFICE if convicted....so tell me....if he was convicted today, WHAT OFFICE WOULD HE HAVE BEEN REMOVED FROM?
 

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where does it say that just because he is in the last weeks of his term, and is impeached, that he can't go to trial?

the part where it says impeachment is for President, Vice President, or civil officer.....Trump was none of those at the time of the trial.
 

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where does it say that just because he is in the last weeks of his term, and is impeached, that he can't go to trial?
in their alt-Constitution
 

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just convict

So when you said Trump was just going to be let go......he would have been let go REGARDLESS of the verdict, right?
 

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the part where it says impeachment is for President, Vice President, or civil officer.....Trump was none of those at the time of the trial.
McConnell delayed the trial, keeping the trump donor and voter base happy.
 

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So when you said Trump was just going to be let go......he would have been let go REGARDLESS of the verdict, right?
Republicans let trump go. Happy?
 

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McConnell delayed the trial, keeping the trump donor and voter base.

McConnell delayed the trial?


Jan 15th, it was handed over,


Jan 16th it started......

Oh yea, he delayed it alright.

EDIT: Yea, grabbed the wrong link,


Started Feb 9th, Passed to them on the 25th of January, apparently both links I grabbed were off.....
 

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Republicans let trump go. Happy?

Care less about Trump....or Republicans....or Demorcats, but the death of common sense is frustrating and frequent recently
 

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the part where it says impeachment is for President, Vice President, or civil officer.....Trump was none of those at the time of the trial.
trump was potus when he was impeached. trump was still lying about voter fraud when he amped up his rioters.
 

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McConnell delayed the trial?


Jan 15th, it was handed over,


Jan 16th it started......

Oh yea, he delayed it alright.

EDIT: Yea, grabbed the wrong link,


Started Feb 9th, Passed to them on the 25th of January, apparently both links I grabbed were off.....
When did the trial start again?
 

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Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) on Saturday unleashed blistering criticism of former President Trump, blaming him for sparking the attack on the Capitol while also explaining why he didn't vote for a conviction.

McConnell also suggested that Trump could face criminal prosecution for his actions.
"There's no question, none, that President Trump is practically and morally responsible for provoking the events of the day. No question about it. The people that stormed this building believed they were acting on the wishes and instructions of their president," McConnell said.”




i guess Mitch is not worried about Trump running in 2024. Too bad he did not have the courage to stand by his conviction. The Republican Party has been damaged severely an once again Trump made this country look like a failing and foolish empire with the help of the republican party
The charges will move forward to criminal prosecution - Even though I think the Republican Senators who voted to Acquit are Pieces of Shit!!! This is criminal, and people died, and the sanctuary of the U.S. Capital was invaded by Terrorist Insurrectionist at the directions of Trump, Giuliani and Trump Jr. and the Other Asshole that was on the stage and the many others with their megaphone. The prosecution should go forward and the penalties must be high!!! America's Dignity and American Justice is at stake of World Ridicule if it does not.

While the Criminal Proceeding go forward, the Senate can work on the business of the times to move this country forward. These people in Congress know that we must move the country forward and the Right Wing Confederate Republicans in the Senate Can't Stop It... 2022 will increase the Democratic Senate, because the Republicans have shit all over the Constitution and Shit again in the US Capitol and supporting Trump making a shit house out of the White House and it all must be cleaned and restored and advanced to be the Democracy America was designed to be and become.

No man is greater than the nation, and Trump led those people to think when he spoke of America that he was speaking about the Nation, when in FACT he was speaking as if he is America.
That's the mindset of a Dictator Tyrant... and he said that was what he wanted, when he said, he wanted America to submit to him like N. Koreans do to Kim. His cult could not hear it because they were focused on "white nationalism" with Confederate Groomed Disregard for American Democracy. They seem not to know the era of Confederacy will not return, only those who chase after it, run backwards while the world moves forward and they are their own worst enemy.

I've written this out in great detail over the vast span of commentary I've posted, which any who care to track back and read they will find that my commentary has never changed its point and perspectives of what damages America, and over all that time, some chose not to read, not to listen the masses and not to pay attention, and even those who got arrested now want to claim, "they didn't know" but they did not know because they chose not to listen and not to try to understand what so many of us tried to tell them endlessly.
Those who will be redeemed with be those who seek to redeem themselves and they will gain acceptance when their devotion to being redeemed is made sincere.
They have the bit the bitter pill of truth, and face the face they followed the lies. Some will find the strength to do so, and some never will find the strength to do so.
They create their own results and those results won't favor them in the future that unfolds day by day.
 
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"There's no question, none, that President Trump is practically and morally responsible for provoking the events of the day. No question about it. The people that stormed this building believed they were acting on the wishes and instructions of their president," McConnell said.”
Everybody bookmark 👆 this post. Use it on Trump Republicans often.
 
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