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Republican Senator Mitt Romney says he will vote to convict Trump

2 monthes ago   |   By Fortune

Utah Sen. Mitt Romney will vote to convict President Donald Trump, likely the only Republican senator to favor ousting the impeached President. Romney made his announcement on the Senate floor Wednesday.
Romney called Trump's actions - the President was impeached on charges of abuse of power and obstructing Congress- “perhaps the most abusive and destructive violation of oath of office that I can imagine.”
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Mitt Romney caught the White House completely off guard by breaking from the GOP to convict Trump

Mitt Romney caught the White House completely off guard by breaking from the GOP to convict Trump

2 monthes ago   |   By Business Insider

Republican Sen. Mitt Romney of Utah caught the White House - and the rest of Washington - by surprise when he announced Wednesday that he will vote to convict President Donald Trump of one of the two charges against him following a bitter impeachment trial.
Within minutes of his Senate floor speech, the White House canceled a closed-door meeting between Trump and Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido in the Oval Office that reporters were invited to attend.
Romney also did several media interviews about his decision to convict Trump that dropped right after he made the announcement.
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Read the full text: Mitt Romney's remarks on impeachment vote

2 monthes ago   |   By Politico

Full speech: Romney speaks on senate floor, plans to vote for Trump conviction
Sen. Mitt Romney will vote to convict President Donald Trump in the impeachment trial on the charge of abuse of power, becoming the only Republican to break with the president and his party. Read his statement below.
The Constitution is at the foundation of our Republic's success, and we each strive not to lose sight of our promise to defend it. The Constitution established the vehicle of impeachment that has occupied both houses of Congress for these many days. We have labored to faithfully execute our...
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Trump poised for acquittal in Senate; Romney will vote to convict

2 monthes ago   |   By National Post

WASHINGTON - A prominent Republican senator, Mitt Romney, broke with his party on Wednesday and announced he would vote to convict Donald Trump in his impeachment trial just hours before the U.S. Senate was poised to acquit the Republican president.
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Breaking with His Party, Mitt Romney Will Vote to Convict Donald Trump on Abuse of Power

2 monthes ago   |   By Time

President Donald Trump wanted universal Republican opposition to impeachment. Mitt Romney wouldn't give it to him. Instead, he handed Democrats the gift of a bipartisan conviction.
The Utah Senator and 2012 Republican Presidential nominee on Wednesday became the sole Republican to cross party lines in the impeachment of President Trump, saying he would vote to convict Trump for abuse of power after a nearly two-week long Senate trial.
“I knew from the outset that being tasked with judging the President, the leader of my own party, would be the most difficult decision I have ever faced,”...
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Sen. Romney breaks with GOP, will vote to convict Trump

2 monthes ago   |   By My Sanantonio

Utah Sen. Mitt Romney said Wednesday he will vote to convict President Donald Trump, becoming the first and likely only Republican in the Senate's impeachment trial to break ranks and favor removing him from office.
Romney, the GOP's 2012 presidential nominee, said he believe Trump was guilty of “an appalling abuse of public trust" when he pressured Ukraine's leaders to investigate political foe Joe Biden.
Romney said as a “profoundly religious” person, he was bound by the oath senators took to administer impartial justice. “My faith is at the heart of who I am,” he said.
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Mitt Romney will vote to convict Trump in impeachment trial

Mitt Romney will vote to convict Trump in impeachment trial

2 monthes ago   |   By New York Post

Sen. Mitt Romney said Wednesday he will vote to convict President Trump of committing impeachable acts in his dealings with Ukraine, breaking with his Republican colleagues.
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Romney to vote to convict Trump on charge of abuse of power, becoming the first Republican to break ranks

2 monthes ago   |   By The Washington Post

The Utah senator calls Trump's offenses “egregious” and says the president defense did not persuade him otherwise.
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Sen. Mitt Romney will vote to convict Trump of abuse of power in his impeachment trial

Sen. Mitt Romney will vote to convict Trump of abuse of power in his impeachment trial

2 monthes ago   |   By Business Insider

Republican Sen. Mitt Romney of Utah announced on Wednesday that he will vote to convict President Donald Trump for abuse of power.
"I think the case was made," Romney said. He was also one of just two Republican senators who broke with their party to support a motion to call new witnesses in Trump's trial, though the motion ultimately failed.
The Senate will hold a final vote on whether to convict or acquit Trump of the two charges against him - abuse of power and obstruction of Congress - beginning at 4 p.m. ET on Wednesday.
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