On Wednesday afternoon, Republican congresspeople obtained the prospect to once more concern judgement on Donald Trump. Earlier this 12 months, solely 10 GOP home members voted to question Donald Trump. This time round, they had been voting on whether or not or not there can be a fee to look into the lead as much as the January sixth rebel.
35 Republican congresspeople determined to vote for the inquiry. 175 determined to again the previous president. When requested in regards to the vote, GOP Rep. Adam Kinzinger mentioned that a lot of his colleagues nonetheless dwell in worry of Donald Trump.
Kinzinger praised the members who voted for a fee, saying, “I feel it’s a simple vote. We’d like solutions. We have to take possession of what was accomplished, what led to it. This was an assault on our democracy and an assault on the quantity 2, 3, four particular person in line of secession for the presidency. It was the fitting vote. I’m happy by the variety of my colleagues that voted to this point. I want it was considerably greater. However I feel, given the entire those that got here out towards it, it’s a optimistic quantity.”
Adam Kinzinger informed Wolf Blitzer that his GOP colleagues are nonetheless fearful of Trump tweets although he would not have entry to Twitter anymore. pic.twitter.com/oFdSaIZJL1
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The Illinois Rep. additionally mocked these who voted towards the investigation. “I feel worry performs a giant position. It’s worry of a main, worry of shedding my election. Concern of, although he’s not on Twitter, a Donald Trump Tweet, which is wonderful to me that folks nonetheless worry that as a result of he doesn’t have entry to that anymore”
Trump stays the only strongest power in Republican politics. And most GOP lawmakers are nonetheless fully unwilling to talk out towards him.
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