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Pelosi called McConnell 'pathetic' after he said he wouldn't vote to convict Trump for inciting Capitol riot

18 days ago   |   By Business Insider

Summary List Placement House Speaker Nancy Pelosi called Sen. Minority Leader Mitch McConnell "pathetic" after he chose not to convict former President Donald Trump in the impeachment trial.
McConnell on Saturday said he would vote to acquit Trump on a charge of "incitement of insurrection" of the Capitol riot on January 6 because the former president is no longer in office.
"While a close call, I am persuaded that impeachments are a tool primarily of removal and we therefore lack jurisdiction," McConnell said in a letter to GOP members.
"The Constitution makes it perfectly clear that...
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