President Trump get votes comments about the house impeachment.
President Trump on Tuesday announced a “United Republican party” as the house prepares to vote on the articles of impeachment against him.
Speaking before a meeting with the Guatemalan President, Jimmy Morales in the Oval Office, Trump said that he “never United a Republican party so” and that he “look forward” to the trial in the Senate, should the house – as expected – the vote to accuse him.
Trump added that he will observe Wednesday, the house session, where they are expected to discuss the indictment. The House Judiciary Committee last week elected to the adoption of two prosecution claimed font, abuse of power and obstruction of Congress, on a party-line vote of 23-17.
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In the center of the impeachment inquiry: allegations that Trump tried to press the Ukrainian President Vladimir Zelensky start politically-related investigations, a former Vice-President Joe Biden and his son Hunter’s dealings in the Ukraine, as well as questions in connection with the 2016 presidential elections. The President, the request came after millions have been frozen in US military aid for Ukraine, the Democrats have argued, showed a “quid pro quo” arrangement. Trump and the White house repeated any failed have denied the behavior.
Much of the talk that surrounds the house, the vote and the possible Senate trial has centered on possible defections by members of both parties.
Several democratic senators, who won the hail of the States, the eyed by trump in 2016 as possible acquittal votes in the Senate impeachment proceedings and majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., says he believes at least one or two Democrats might defect.
A source familiar with the Senate impeachment plans told Fox News that the Republicans believe that the Democrats are on award likely to vote freely, Sr., Doug Jones, D-Ala., and sen Joe Manchin, D-W. Va., the appearance of red-States that went for Trump in 2016. Other democratic senators believed to be in the game, sen. Gary Peters, D-Mich., and Sen. Kyrsten Sinema, D-Ariz. Trump is also through the two States in the year 2016.
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Senate Democrats, meanwhile, are hopeful that some GOP members to side with them in a Senate study.
The most frequently mentioned possibilities Sens. Mitt Romney, R-Utah, who has not hesitated to criticize from, trombone; Lisa Murkowski, R-Alaska, Susan Collins, R-Maine; and Cory Gardner, R-Colo., sometimes crosses party lines in votes.
McConnell said it was his goal from the beginning, the Republicans hold together on the Problem.
“My hope is that there is not a single Republican that votes for this article in the house,” said McConnell during a recent appearance on Fox News’ “Hannity.”
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At the state level, it seems that some Republicans are more willing to defy their party in favor of the impeachment trump.
Nebraska state Senator John McCollister, a Republican, responded to Trump the “United Republican party” tweet with a jab that “[t]here are the Republicans ALL over the country that want you to be accused.”
“We don’t give in to some cult of personality,” he added.
Fox News’ Brooke Singman contributed to this report.