“United Republican Party?” No
There are Republicans ALL OVER the country who want you impeached. We don’t fall for some cult of personality. We’ve read the constitution.
If you are one of these Republicans, tell me why and I’ll retweet good replies #RepublicansForImpeachment
— Senator McCollister (@SenMcCollister) December 16, 2019
Courtesy of Newsweek:
GOP Nebraska state Senator John McCollister this week fired back at President Donald Trump’s assertion that the Democrat-led impeachment inquiry is a hoax by asserting that “there are Republicans ALL OVER the country” who want him impeached.
Trump on Monday took to Twitter to call the impeachment inquiry “the greatest con job in the history of American politics.” The president added: “The Fake News Media, and their partner, the Democrat Party, are working overtime to make life for the United Republican Party, and all it stands for, as difficult as possible!”
In response, McCollister rebuked Trump’s claim that the GOP is “united” and said there are Republicans that agree with Democrats on impeachment.
“‘United Republican Party?’ No. There are Republicans ALL OVER the country who want you impeached. We don’t fall for some cult of personality. We’ve read the constitution,” the state lawmaker tweeted, alongside the hashtag “#RepublicansForImpeachment.”
It would be really nice if they had the balls to come out and say that publicly.
And this is not the first time that we have heard some version of this same statement.
That makes me think that there might be a tipping point where the evidence and public outrage simply become too much and Republicans start publicly supporting impeachment.
I believe that it would only take one courageous Senate Republican, who was not about to retire, to make that decision and then the floodgates would open.
The only question is who would have that kind of courage?
I can think of one person who should, and whose Senate seat would be safe if she did.
But honestly folks I do not have any real confidence that Murkowski possesses that kind of integrity.