Democrats worry impeachment acquittal will embolden Trump

by JORDAIN CARNEY, The Hill
December 30, 2019

Senate Democrats are bracing for President Trump to seize on the outcome of the upcoming impeachment trial as a source of momentum for his reelection bid.

With 67 votes needed to convict and remove Trump from office, the trial’s outcome is largely pre-baked since Republicans hold a 53-47 majority in the chamber. Democrats are worried that an acquittal will only embolden the president, and they feel powerless to prevent it.

“No matter what we do, the president is going to say he did nothing wrong,” said Sen. Chris Murphy (D-Conn.).

“We all know the president,” said Sen. Dick Durbin of Illinois, the No. 2 Senate Democrat. “If there are not 67 votes to convict in the Senate, he’ll claim that it was a witch hunt and that he was exonerated.”

2 Comments - what are your thoughts?

  • CCblogging says:

    The Democrat/Leftist agenda:

    – endorses Open Borders/Sanctuary Cities
    – endorses allowing illegal aliens to vote.
    – endorses BLM
    – endorses Occupy Wall Street
    – endorses MS-13
    – endorses ANTIFA
    -endorses race baiting
    -endorses seizing your guns
    – endorses outlawing Christianity
    – endorses forcing their homosexual/transsexual agenda on America.
    – endorses CAIR
    – endorses The Muslim Brotherhood
    – endorses Sharia Law
    -endorses rewriting history
    -endorses destroying the constitution
    – endorses Social chaos
    – endorses killing Babies
    – endorses Genital confusion
    – endorses Social/economic warfare
    – endorses redistributing your wealth
    – endorses raising your Taxes
    – endorses Weaponizing government agencies
    – endorses a Fascist/Socialist/Islamic World Government

  • CCblogging says:

    Only Illegals, Muslims and Fools vote Democrat.

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