McConnell and the GOP Senate are accomplices to Trump’s wrongdoing

McConnell and the GOP Senate are accomplices to Trump’s wrongdoing
Pelosi tearing up SOTU (Image: YouTube screen grab)

[Ed. – That sound you hear is the death rattle of soon-to-be-former U.S. Rep. Nancy Pelosi’s political career.]

The president’s lawyers all but concede his misconduct. Their argument was only that Congress and the American people have no right to stop him from using his power to cheat in our elections. With their vote, Senate Republicans embraced this darkest vision of power: that if the president believes his reelection is good for the country, he can then use any means necessary to win, with no accountability or consequences.

For weeks, Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) and the Republican-controlled Senate have made themselves accomplices to the president’s wrongdoing by suppressing additional evidence and rejecting the most basic elements of a fair judicial process. In declaring their loyalty to the president over our Constitution, Republicans have made a farce of the old boast that the U.S. Senate is the greatest deliberative body in the world. And they have joined the president in normalizing lawlessness. …

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