If any Republican votes for impeachment against President Trump it will be an act of political suicide.
Nevertheless, there’s still some RINOS planning to vote for Trump to be impeached.
According to multiple reports, there’s a definite chance of about 5 0r 6 Republicans who will vote to impeach Trump.
Here’s the good news though, in order for Trump to be impeached the Senate must have a 2/3 majority which would require every Democrat Senator and 17 other Republican Senators to vote for impeachment which doesn’t look like will happen.
80% of Trump voters and 76% of Republicans are less likely to vote for a Senator or Member of Congress who votes for impeachment.
“GOP senators say only a few Republicans will vote to convict Trump” https://t.co/C7GYrTHFQf
— Jason Miller (@JasonMillerinDC) January 22, 2021
— The Hill (@thehill) January 23, 2021
The Hill broke the story:
Republicans say the chances that former President Trump will be convicted in an impeachment trial are plummeting, despite lingering anger among some Republicans over his actions.
Only five or six Republican senators at the most seem likely to vote for impeachment, far fewer than the number needed, GOP sources say.
A two-thirds majority vote would be necessary for a conviction, something that would require at least 17 GOP votes if every Democrat votes to convict Trump.
Senators say a few things have moved in Trump’s favor.
One significant development is that Trump decided not to pardon any of the individuals charged with taking part in the Capitol riot, which would have lost him more Republican support.
GOP Sen. Mitt Romney says his impeachment vote will be "based upon the facts and the evidence as is presented."
Romney says he believes "that what is being alleged and what is what we saw, which is incitement to insurrection is an impeachable offense. If not? what is?" #CNNSOTU pic.twitter.com/RbmcLXKGnz
— CNN Politics (@CNNPolitics) January 24, 2021
— Chris Cillizza (@ChrisCillizza) January 17, 2021
Several senators openly condemned and blamed Trump for the Capitol violence and are speculated to vote for impeachment.
Here they are:
Sens. Ben Sasse (R-Neb.)
Pat Toomey (R-Pa.)
Sens. Mitt Romney (R-Utah)
Susan Collins (R-Maine)
Let’s make sure we keep an eye on which Republican backstab Trump on February 8th, and make sure they get primaried out immediately!