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McConnell, Graham, and Grassley voted against Bill Clinton in his 1998 impeachment. They just acquitted Trump of inciting an insurrection

21 days ago   |   By Business Insider

Summary List Placement The Senate acquitted Donald Trump Saturday in the impeachment trial over his role in inciting an insurrection at the US Capitol on January 6. The vote was largely split along party lines, with all 50 Democrats and seven Republicans voting to convict, and 43 Republicans voting to acquit.
Six of the Republicans who voted for acquittal were also sitting senators in 1999, during the impeachment trial of then-president Bill Clinton. Five of them voted to remove Clinton from office:
Mitch McConnell of Kentucky
Chuck Grassley of Iowa
Jim Inhofe of Oklahoma
Richard Shelby of...
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The final day of the Trump impeachment trial was shaped by McConnell, Democrats, and breakaway GOP senators

The final day of the Trump impeachment trial was shaped by McConnell, Democrats, and breakaway GOP senators

21 days ago   |   By Business Insider

Summary List Placement An emotional appeal to the nation's spirit defined former President Donald Trump's second historic impeachment trial ; Democrats tried to use the chaos and terror of the Capitol siege to drive Republicans to put aside their natural political instincts in the name of justice.
For the Democratic House impeachment managers , led by Rep. Jamie Raskin of Maryland, the crux of their argument contended that only accountability can deter deadly political violence in the future. Democrats reinforced that concept by playing never-before-seen video and radio transcripts from...
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