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Sen. Romney breaks with GOP, will vote to convict Trump

WASHINGTON — Utah Sen. Mitt Romney said Wednesday he will vote to convict President Donald Trump, becoming the first and likely only Republican to break ranks in the Senate’s impeachment trial and favour removing Trump from office.
In a remarkable spectacle, Romney’s decision meant the GOP’s unsuccessful 2012 presidential nominee would be voting to oust a Republican president who seldom hides his contempt for the well-mannered party establishment that the patrician Romney symbolizes.
As Trump plunges into his reelection effort, Romney’s move also denied Trump a campaign talking point of asserting he had been unanimously acquitted by Republicans in a strictly partisan …read more

Source:: National Newswatch



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