McConnell Says There Is 'No Chance' That President Trump Will Be Removed From Office
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Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell has already spoiled the holidays for Democrats whose hopes of reversing the 2016 election through impeachment were just dealt a major blow.
The Kentucky Republican has made it clear that once the circus leaves the House Of Representatives and moves to the Senate, that he intends to spare America from what would be a divisive drama in an election year.
According to McConnell, “there’s no chance the President is removed from office” after the trail commences in January after the formality of the House's rubber stamp impeachment vote has taken place.
McConnell made his comments during an appearance on Fox News with host Sean Hannity where he discussed the process for the upcoming trial of President Trump.
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., told Fox News Thursday night that he will coordinate the defense of President Trump in any impeachment trial with White House lawyers, and proclaimed that there was "zero chance" the president would be removed from office.
"The case is so darn weak coming over from the House. We all know how it's going to end," McConnell said on "Hannity." "There is no chance the president is going to be removed from office."
McConnell also said he hoped that none of the members of his caucus would vote to remove the president from office, adding "it wouldn't surprise me if we got one or two Democrats" to vote to acquit Trump of the charges of high crimes and misdemeanors.
He explained that the articles of impeachment would be different from ordinary legislation that makes its way from the House, in that: "We have no choice but to take it up. But we'll be working through this process hopefully in a fairly short period of time, in total coordination with the White House counsel's office and the people who are representing the president, in the way all of the Senate."
McConnell's suggestion that no Republican senators would vote for Trump's ouster crushes the hopes of the resistance that Mitt Romney, Susan Collins and Lisa Murkowski would lead a renegade RINO faction that would join with Democrats.
He also predicted that at least one Democrat would vote against Trump's removal:
"It wouldn't surprise me if we got one or two Democrats. It looks to me over in the House, the Republicans seem to be solid and the Democrats seem to be divided,"
McConnell has previously made it clear that this illegitimate impeachment will be dead on arrival once the adults take control of the process and that day is coming.