Senator Lindsey Graham is forcing upcoming Senate Majority Leader Charles Schumer to conduct a vote to eliminate impeachment against President Donald Trump approved by the House the previous week.
On Sunday, Lindsey Graham sent a letter to Charles Schumer that the democrat in his first move as Senate majority leader is seeking ‘vengeance and political retaliation’ rather than healing the country.
Sen. Graham said that while the vice president and Senate Republican declined unconstitutional activities, you seek to force upon the Senate, what would itself be but one further wrongful activity in this disrespectful maneuver; the outgoing president’s impeachment trial. Democrats approved one article to impeach President Trump for inciting insurrection when a riot of pro-Trump protestors attacked the United States Capitol building.
Trump is still a danger to the U.S.
Nancy Pelosi, the national speaker of the House Representatives, and other allies have described that it is imperative that President Donald Trump has condemned in the Senate as Trump is still a significant danger to the nation.
On Sunday, in the letter to Charles Schumer, Sen. Graham explained that the impeachment power exists to defend the country from the danger that an incumbent president might inflict upon the country were he to remain in office, not to justify political complaints after the president has left office.
Mitch McConnell (current Senate Majority Leader) has supposedly spoken a willingness to hold an impeachment trial in the Senate even when President Trump will leave the office.
Besides this, several other Senate Republicans also rebounded that sentiment. Sen. Rob Portman explained that the attack on the United States Capitol was an assault on democracy itself, and President Trump should accept some responsibility for the attack. He continued that if the Senate goes toward an impeachment trial, he will do his duty as a juryman and listen to the cases presented by both sides.
Lindsey Graham, who had supported President Trump’s false claims of a stolen election, said that Trump wouldn’t stand in the way of certification of President-elect Joe Biden’s Electoral College victory after the mob at the United States Capitol.
Graham added that President Trump and he had a hell of a journey. He (Graham) hates it being this way. He said that count him out, and enough is enough.