On Saturday, Republican Senator Ted Cruz spoke out against the ongoing impeachment of former President Donald Trump, hinting that Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi may have had inside information before the January 6th Capitol breach took place.
The Senator dropped a bomb when he stated that the Trump legal team would be calling on Speaker Pelosi to testify in the impeachment trial.
“I think it is very likely that President Trump’s lawyers will call Nancy Pelosi,” Cruz said while speaking to reporters. “Nancy Pelosi is clearly a relevant witness to this matter. Speaker Pelosi can testify on when she knew about the threats to the Capitol, what she knew specifically. And in particular she could testify, we heard already the House Sergeant of Arms turned down National Guard protection for the Capitol on January 6th because, of course, the optics. And I think Speaker Pelosi can testify on whether she made a decision based on optics, based on politics not to have additional protection at the Capitol to prevent the terrorist attack that played out.”
Democrats’ impeachment pipe dream is quickly blowing up in their faces as it is becoming increasingly clear that their chances of impeaching the former president are diminishing. Even RINO Senator Mitch McConnell has announced he will vote to acquit former President Trump.
Check out what Politico reports:
Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell told GOP colleagues in a letter that he will vote to acquit Donald Trump in the former president’s impeachment trial, according to sources familiar with the communication.
McConnell’s announcement ends a long period of silence over whether he would consider convicting Trump for incitement of insurrection and could pave the way for many other Republicans to follow in acquittal. The Kentuckian shared his decision in a note to fellow GOP senators on Saturday morning, ahead of what could be the final day of Trump’s second impeachment trial.
“While a close call, I am persuaded that impeachments are a tool primarily of removal and we therefore lack jurisdiction,” McConnell said.
“The Constitution makes it perfectly clear that Presidential criminal misconduct while in office can be prosecuted after the President has left office, which in my view alleviates the otherwise troubling ‘January exception’ argument raised by the House,” McConnell wrote to fellow Republicans.
Sen. John Cornyn (R-Texas) said in regards to McConnell’s decision: “He said it’s a vote of conscience. So I think each senator needs to make that decision on their own. Obviously, he’s reached that conclusion.”
“Based on his comments over the past two months I really had no idea what he was going to do,” said Sen. Roy Blunt (R-Mo.). “He said everybody should make this decision and their own and I guess he thought that that would apply to him as well.”
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