Senate Minority Chief Mitch McConnell confirmed his continued fealty to Donald Trump on Saturday morning, as he revealed plans to let the disgraced dictator off the hook for the Jan. 6 rebellion. McConnell, like 45 different Senate Republicans, continues to cover behind the pretend “constitutionality” protection, which hinges on whether or not or not an impeachment trial might be held after the topic has left public workplace.
McConnell, in fact, additionally famously refused to carry the impeachment trial whereas Trump was nonetheless in workplace, and thus made this ridiculous non-defense copout attainable.
The announcement comes whilst Washington state Rep. Jaime Herrera Beutler and different Republicans got here out to verify that Trump knew Pence was in peril and didn’t care, most vividly illustrated by a nasty name with a frantic Kevin McCarthy, the place the one-term tyrant mocked the Home Minority Chief’s misery. This revelation additionally comes whilst a number of senators—Sheldon Whitehouse, Jeff Merkley, and Ed Markey, in addition to Lisa Murkowski and Mitt Romney as of this writing—are expressing assist for witnesses.