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PA GOP Committee Meeting To Censure Toomey Concludes With No Resolution

A Pennsylvania Republican state committee's verdict on whether to censure on Sen. Pat Toomey (R-PA) after the senator voted to convict former President Trump of "incitement of insurrection" was inconclusive after a Wednesday night meeting. [Author: Summer Concepcion]
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PA GOP expected to consider censure of Sen. Pat Toomey over vote to convict Trump

The Pennsylvania Republican state committee is holding a meeting Wednesday night with the expectations that the issue of censuring Pennsylvania GOP Sen. Pat Toomey over his impeachment vote will be discussed.
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In Pennsylvania - an important swing state - thousands have quit the GOP since the US Capitol riot

A crowd cheers as ex-President Donald Trump speaks during a 'Make America Great Again' campaign rally at Williamsport Regional Airport, May 20, 2019 in Montoursville, Pennsylvania. Drew Angerer/Getty Images Almost 19,000 people have quit the Pennsylvania GOP this year, The Philadelphia Inquirer reported. Nearly twice as many Republicans have become Democrats as compared to vice versa. That is a marked shift from previous years. Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories...
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PA GOP angry at own Senator: "we did not send him there to 'do the right thing' or whatever"

Washington County, Pennsylvania, GOP Chair: "We did not send him there to vote his conscience. We did not send him there to 'do the right thing' or whatever" https://t.co/YQIsMP1xGm pic.twitter.com/FKgN1hJxFl— J.J. Abbott (@jjabbott) February 16, 2021 Republicans didn't vote for Pat Toomey for him to go to Washington D.C. — Read the rest
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GOP leader Mitch McConnell defends Senate vote to acquit Trump in WSJ op-ed

Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Kentucky) walks to his office on the first day of former President Donald Trump's second impeachment trial. Drew Angerer/Getty Images Mitch McConnell in a Wall Street Journal op-ed defended the Senate's vote to acquit Donald Trump. "Our job was to defend the Constitution and respect its limits," he said. The effort to convict Trump for "incitement of insurrection" fell short by a 57–43 margin. Visit the Business section of Insider for more stor...
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GOP County Chair Blasts Pat Toomey Vote: 'We Did Not Send Him There to Do the Right Thing'

Toomey was one of six Republicans who joined Senate Democrats in voting to convict former president Donald Trump.
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Pat Toomey is facing a Republican backlash in Pennsylvania for voting to convict Donald Trump

The sharp criticism of a long-serving conservative senator underscores how loyalty to Trump has become an overriding litmus test in the GOP.
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The Hits Keep Coming: PA GOP County Committees Censure Toomey After Impeachment Vote

Sen. Pat Toomey (R-PA) can join the club for Republican senators who are now paying the price at home for daring to hold ex-President Donald Trump accountable after he encouraged a mob of his supporters to storm the Capitol last month. [Author: Cristina Cabrera]
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Republican Gov. Larry Hogan of Maryland says he would have voted to convict Trump in Senate impeachment trial

Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan speaks at BD Life Sciences on the news of Maryland's purchase of rapid Covid screening tests on September 10, 2020 in Sparks, Md. Photo by Ricky Carioti/The Washington Post via Getty Images Republican Gov. Larry Hogan said he would have voted to convict Trump if he were in the Senate. Hogan said that Trump's fate would likely be decided over the next two years. "I think he's still going to face the courts and the court of public opinion," Hogan said. Visit the...
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'Shocking and disappointing': North Carolina GOP slams Burr for voting to convict Trump in impeachment trial

Sen. Richard Burr (R-North Carolina). Mandel Ngan/Pool via AP The North Carolina GOP slammed Burr's vote to convict Trump for "incitement of insurrection." The state party called Burr's vote "shocking and disappointing." Regarding the Capitol riots, Burr said that Trump "bears responsibility for these tragic events." Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. The North Carolina Republican Party on Saturday slammed three-term GOP Sen. Richard Burr for his vote to convict former...
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Republican rebels who voted to convict feel Trumpists' fury

Immediate backlash from powerful rightwingers reveal the strength of Trump’s grip on the Republican partyThe seven Republican senators who broke rank by voting to convict former president Donald Trump at his impeachment trial faced immediate hostility and criticism from fellow conservatives revealing the potentially high cost of opposing Trumpism within the party.These senators – North Carolina’s Richard Burr, Louisiana’s Bill Cassidy, Maine’s Susan Collins, Alaska’s Lisa Murkowski, Utah’s Mitt ...
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The final day of the Trump impeachment trial was shaped by McConnell, Democrats, and breakaway GOP senators

Lead House impeachment manager Rep. Jamie Raskin. Senate Television via AP Democrats asked GOP senators to put aside politics to convict Trump, but it wasn't enough. The effort to convict Trump for "incitement of insurrection" fell short by a 57-43 margin. Bill Cassidy of Louisiana and Richard Burr of North Carolina surprised many with votes to convict. Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. An emotional appeal to the nation's spirit defined former President Donald Trump's...
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7 Republican senators bucked their party and voted to convict Trump at his impeachment trial. Here's how they explained their votes

Trump was acquitted, but seven Republican senators joined Democrats in voting to convict him, among them were Richard Burr and Pat Toomey.         [Author: USA TODAY]
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McConnell still hasn't ruled out the possibility of voting to convict Trump

Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) walks to his office on the first day of former President Donald Trump's second impeachment trial. Drew Angerer/Getty Images Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell hasn't announced his final impeachment vote. The top Republican still hasn't ruled out the option to convict Trump, per Bloomberg. Insider reported last month that McConnell said the trial will be a "vote of conscience." Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. Sena...
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Sources: Trump not happy with his lawyer’s opening

By Kaitlan Collins, Jim Acosta and Paul LeBlanc | CNN Former President Donald Trump was unhappy with his impeachment lawyer Bruce Castor’s opening argument on the Senate floor Tuesday, two people familiar with his reaction told CNN. Castor, who is representing Trump alongside attorney David Schoen, delivered a meandering argument during the first day of the Senate impeachment trial, including praise for the House impeachment managers for a presentation that he said was “well done.” Trump was alm...
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Trump’s 2nd impeachment trial opens with jarring video of siege

By LISA MASCARO, ERIC TUCKER, MARY CLARE JALONICK and JILL COLVIN | Associated Press WASHINGTON — Donald Trump’s historic second impeachment trial opened Tuesday in the Senate with graphic video of the deadly Jan. 6 attack on Congress and the defeated former president whipping up a rally crowd — “We’re going to walk down to the Capitol!” — as he encouraged a futile fight over his presidency. The lead House prosecutor told senators the case would present “cold, hard facts” against Trump, who is ...
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PA Lt. Gov. John Fetterman launches 2022 Senate bid in an appeal to voters who 'feel left behind'

John Fetterman arrives for his swearing-in ceremony as Pennsylvania Lieutenant Governor at the state Capitol in Harrisburg on January 15, 2019. AP Photo/Matt Rourke Pennsylvania Lt. Gov. John Fetterman has formally entered the state's 2022 Senate race. Fetterman is well-known for his blunt talk, progressive views, and blue-collar appeal. The seat is being vacated by two-term GOP Sen. Pat Toomey. Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. Democratic Pennsylvania Lt. Gov. John F...
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GOP Senator Pat Toomey says another stimulus would be 'inappropriate' because of the 'roaring' economy

Sen. Pat Toomey (R-Pennsylvania) leaves the Senate chamber during a recess in the Senate impeachment trial of President Donald Trump at the US Capitol on January 30, 2020, in Washington, DC. Getty Images/Drew Angerer GOP Sen. Pat Toomey said another stimulus package would be "inappropriate." Toomey said the "economy has come roaring back," despite a bleak jobs report earlier this week. Democrats are inching to pass a $1.9 trillion relief package with stimulus checks in the amount of $1,400...
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PA Lt. Gov. Fetterman Files To Run For Toomey Seat In 2022

Pennsylvania Lt. Gov. John Fetterman (D) has taken steps toward a possible run for the state’s open U.S. Senate seat in 2022 following earlier reports that he was eyeing a run for the seat of outgoing Sen. Pat Toomey (R-PA).  [Author: Zoe Richards]
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Fudge Reveals Priorities as HUD Secretary in Senate Confirmation Hearing

Rep. Marcia Fudge (D-Ohio), President Joe Biden’s nominee to serve as the Secretary of the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD), sat for a confirmation hearing in the U.S. Senate Committee on Banking, Housing and Urban Affairs, indicating that she may have an easier time being confirmed for the HUD leadership position than some political observers have anticipated. While the Home Equity Conversion Mortgage (HECM) program was not specifically brought up over the course of the...
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Senate banking panel plans hearing amid GameStop trading frenzy

By Daniel Flatley and Erik Wasson | Bloomberg The Senate Banking Committee will hold a hearing on “the current state of the stock market,” incoming Chairman Sen. Sherrod Brown said Thursday, as a growing number of lawmakers criticized moves to curb Reddit-fueled trades in companies like GameStop. “People on Wall Street only care about the rules when they’re the ones getting hurt. American workers have known for years the Wall Street system is broken — they’ve been paying the price,” Brown said i...
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45 Senate Republicans voted to declare Trump's impeachment trial unconstitutional, all but guaranteeing his acquittal

Former President Donald Trump. Erin Schaff - Pool/Getty Images Forty-five Senate Republicans voted Tuesday to declare Trump's impeachment trial unconstitutional. Only five Republican senators voted against the motion. The development all but guarantees Trump's eventual acquittal following the trial. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. Forty-five Senate Republicans voted to declare former President Donald Trump's impeachment trial unconstitutional on Tuesday, all but securin...
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45 Republicans voted to declare Trump's Senate impeachment trial unconstitutional, all but guaranteeing his acquittal

Former President Donald Trump. Erin Schaff - Pool/Getty Images Forty-five Senate Republicans voted to declare Trump's impeachment trial unconstitutional. Only five Republican senators voted against the motion. The development all but guarantees Trump's eventual acquittal following the trial. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. Forty-five Senate Republicans voted to declare former President Trump's impeachment trial unconstitutional on Tuesday, all but securing his eventual ...
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Portman Retirement Presents Danger And Opportunity

Portman Retirement Presents Danger And Opportunity, iStock-884221290 Ohio – -(AmmoLand.com)- The retirement announcement by Senator Rob Portman (R-OH) is a chance for Second Amendment supporters to make some big improvements. By the same token, though, it comes with some very real dangers. Portman was a solid vote in defense of our Second Amendment rights, and he also voted to confirm a lot of judges who would uphold our Second Amendment rights to the federal courts. While he wasn’t always ou...
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Trump is likely to escape conviction in his Senate impeachment trial. Here's why.

Democratic House impeachment managers walk through the Capitol to deliver the article of impeachment alleging incitement of insurrection against former President Donald Trump. Melina Mara/The Washington Post via AP, Pool Former President Donald Trump has faced bipartisan backlash for his role in the Capitol riots. However, barring an unforeseen political event, he is likely to escape a conviction. Trump's hold over the GOP still remains strong. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more st...
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House transmits article of impeachment against Trump to the Senate, setting the stage for his second impeachment trial

Trump speaks at the "Stop The Steal" Rally on January 06, 2021 in Washington, DC. Trump supporters gathered in the nation's capital today to protest the ratification of President-elect Joe Biden's Electoral College victory over President Trump in the 2020 election. Tasos Katopodis/Getty Images The House of Representatives on Monday transmitted its article of impeachment against Trump to the Senate. Trump was impeached in January for "incitement of insurrection" related to the Capit...
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Trump spent Inauguration Day fretting over his Senate impeachment trial and asking allies which Republicans could vote against him, report says

Former first lady Melania Trump and President Donald Trump arrive in Florida during President Joe Biden's inauguration. Noam Galai/Getty Trump spent Inauguration Day worrying about his Senate impeachment trial, The Daily Beast reported. He reportedly spent the day asking allies for help and asking if some Republicans might turn on him. If the Senate votes to impeach Trump, he could be forever barred from running for office. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. Former Pre...
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Democrats build impeachment case, alleging ‘dangerous crime’

WASHINGTON — The lead prosecutor for President Donald Trump’s historic second impeachment began building his case for conviction at trial, asserting on Sunday that Trump’s incitement of the mob that stormed the U.S. Capitol was “the most dangerous crime” ever committed by a president against the United States. A Senate trial could begin as soon as this week, just as Democrat Joe Biden is sworn in as the 46th president. Digital image from a video released by the White House on January 13, 2021....
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Republicans in Congress are starting to oppose Biden's $1.9 trillion economic rescue package, dampening odds of smooth passage for new stimulus checks

Joe Raedle/Getty Images Republicans in Congress started criticizing the Biden rescue plan on Friday. They railed against provisions to send stimulus checks and warned of a rising national debt. "Blasting out another $2 trillion in borrowed or printed money.. would be a colossal waste and economically harmful," Sen. Pat Toomey said. Many economists favor more relief spending, given the severity of the pandemic and the low cost of borrowing. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more storie...
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Republicans in Congress are starting to oppose Biden's $1.9 trillion economic rescue package, dampening odds of smooth passage for stimulus checks

Joe Raedle/Getty Images Republicans in Congress started criticizing the Biden rescue plan on Friday. They railed against provisions to send stimulus checks and warned of a rising national debt. "Blasting out another $2 trillion in borrowed or printed money.. would be a colossal waste and economically harmful," Sen. Pat Toomey said. Many economists favor more relief spending, given the severity of the pandemic and the low cost of borrowing. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more storie...
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