Trump is #1; Moscow Mitch is #2; Sean Hannity is #3; Lindsey Graham is #4; so, who is America’s public enemy #5? Easy, Trump’s second biggest “a** kisser,” Jeanine Pirro.
First let’s make one fact perfectly clear; Mitt Romney is the only true Republican in Washington. His courage to follow the law; the Constitution; do the right thing, and offer a guilty vote at Trump’s sham impeachment trial confirms this fact.
Here are a few excerpts from Senator Romney’s comments after the vote was taken.
“The allegations made in the articles of impeachment are very serious. As a senator-juror, I swore an oath, before God, to exercise ‘impartial justice.’ I am a profoundly religious person. I take an oath before God as enormously consequential. I knew from the outset that being tasked with judging the president, the leader of my own party, would be the most difficult decision I have ever faced. I was not wrong.”
He added his opinion of Trump’s defense team.
“The defense argues that the Senate should leave the impeachment decision to the voters. While that logic is appealing to our democratic instincts, it is inconsistent with the Constitution’s requirement that the Senate, not the voters, try the president. Hamilton explained that the Founders’ decision to invest senators with this obligation rather than leave it to voters was intended to minimize — to the extent possible — the partisan sentiments of the public.
“This verdict is ours to render. The people will judge us for how well and faithfully we fulfilled our duty. The grave question the Constitution tasks senators to answer is whether the president committed an act so extreme and egregious that it rises to the level of a ‘high crime and misdemeanor.’”
“Yes, he did.”
Senator Romney named Trump’s Constitutional violations.
“The president asked a foreign government to investigate his political rival.
“The president withheld vital military funds from that government to press it to do so.
“The president delayed funds for an American ally at war with Russian invaders.”
His opinion and the explanation for his vote to convict Donald John Trump.
“The president’s purpose was personal and political.
“Accordingly, the president is guilty of an appalling abuse of the public trust.”
You can read his complete statement attached to this article.
Fox’ fake journalist and one of Trump’s puppets in the media’s fake news, Jeanine Pirro, kissed Trump’s humongous derriere once again and attacked the only honest man on the right side of the aisle.
“How dare he!” Pirro, who regularly defends and praises Trump, complained during her show Justice with Judge Jeanine. “How could he? And why would he?” The host went on to call Romney an “embarrassment,” claiming he voted the way he did out of jealousy of the president.
“Your jealousy of this man [Trump] is a constant rage burning within you because you can never rise to the heights that he has,” Pirro said, referring to Romney’s loss to President Obama in 2012.
I find it sad that the right-wing propaganda machine, Fox News, is so desperate to defend their fuhrer that they use the least intelligent and least qualified members of their sad network to lie about a man who actually performed the job for which he was elected.
Romney is the only Republican senator who is not under the control of Moscow Mitch; Trump’s puppet.
Real Americans will praise Senator Romney and vote every other Republican up for reelection out of office on November 3, 2020.
It’s sad that only one right-wing senator out of 53 might have been included in John Kennedy’s “Profiles in Courage.”
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Op-ed by James Turnage
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