‘It was clear that (Trump) wished that lawmakers be intimidated’: Sen. Bill Cassidy
After Donald Trump’s historic second impeachment in the House, Sen. Bill Cassidy (R-LA) stood up for the Constitution in the Senate – he joined six of his Senate GOP colleagues in voting to convict Trump. Never before have so many senators voted to convict a president from their own party.
We may not see eye to eye or agree at times but its clear with this action that Bill Cassidy is a Honorable Senator.
Louisiana GOP votes to censure Cassidy over impeachment vote
The executive committee of the Republican Party of Louisiana voted on Saturday to censure Sen. Bill Cassidy (R-La.) over his vote to convict former President Trump for inciting the Jan. 6 riots at the U.S. Capitol. “The Executive Committee of the Republican Party of Louisiana has unanimously voted to censure Senator Bill Cassidy for his vote cast earlier today to convict former President Donald J. Trump on the impeachment charge,” the party said in a brief statement.
Cassidy was one of seven GOP senators who joined Democrats in voting to convict Trump for “willfully inciting violence against the Government of the United States.”
The Louisiana Republican tweeted on Saturday that he voted to convict because
“Our Constitution and our country is more important than any one person. I voted to convict President Trump because he is guilty.”