Sen. Chris Coons: ‘I Don’t Think There Will Be the Votes’ in the Senate To Remove Trump

‘So far I haven’t seen any evidence that is exculpatory to explain the president’s perspective’

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COONS: “Well, as a senator, the pledge I’m going to take is to weigh the evidence in front of me. So far I haven’t seen any evidence that is exculpatory to explain the president’s perspective that is why I hope he does testify or that he does have his Secretary of State or acting omb director or Chief of Staff, excuse me, testify. I haven’t seen any evidence that gives the president’s side or that explains his conduct as anything other than inappropriate. From what I’ve heard publicly and privately, I don’t think there will be the votes to remove him if this does come to an impeachment trial in the Senate and to me that is disheartening because it removed guardrails on presidential misconduct.”

(Via Mediaite)

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