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Senate GOPers Are Totally Fine With Trump’s ‘Friday Night Massacre’

Beyond just dismissing Democrats’ claims of political retaliation, some Senate Republicans on Monday offered a vigorous defense of President Donald Trump’s unceremonious ouster of two key impeachment witnesses just 48 hours after the Senate voted to acquit him.

“I’d dismiss him for that,” Sen. Roy Blunt (R-MO) said of House impeachment witness Lt. Col. Alexander Vindman taking a “policy problem” public with his testimony during the impeachment inquiry. In fact, Blunt said he’d have dismissed him “earlier” than Trump did after watching the hearing.
Most of Blunt’s colleagues didn’t go quite so far, but they agreed that Trump was justified in ousting …read more

Source:: TPM



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