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Mitch McConnell told private hearing that Democrats will "take care of our son-of-a-bitch" by impeaching Trump

Mitch McConnell stated in a private hearing that Democrats would "care for our son of a bitch" by impeaching Trump in the January 6 riots.



Mitch McConnell stated in a private hearing that Democrats would "care for our son of a bitch" by impeaching Trump in the January 6 riots.


  • According to The New York Times, Senate Republican leader Mitch McConnell privately favored Democrats impeaching former President Donald Trump for a second time despite voting to acquit him.
  • According to Times writers Alex Burns and Jonathan Martin, McConnell stated of the 2021 House impeachment proceedings, "Democrats will take care of our son of a bitch."



The information comes from Burns and Martin's forthcoming book, "This Won't Pass: Trump, Biden and the Battle for America's Future," which is based on hundreds of interviews with lawmakers and federal officials, as well as contemporary documents from the 2020 election following the January 6 rebellion.


"I want to tell the American people that the United States Senate will not be intimidated," McConnell said on the floor in the early hours of January 7 as workers were still cleaning up the remains of the riots. We will not be removed from this hall because of thugs, mob or threats. We shall not bow to lawlessness or intimidation ".


According to the book, McConnell and other top Republicans thought they had a chance to force Trump out. House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy suggested he would tell Trump personally that it was time for him to retire, making him Barry Goldwater in modern times.


"If this isn't isolable, I don't know what it is," McConnell told two aides while they ate Chick-fil-A in Kentucky on January 10.



  • But ultimately, GOP leaders thought Trump supporters would turn around. McCarthy gradually retracted his remarks that Trump "takes responsibility" for the Capitol brawl.
  • McConnell supported Senator Rand Paul's claims that a former president could not be impeached.


"I couldn't become a leader by voting with five people at the conference," McConnell said, according to the Times.


McConnell, on the other hand, is not done. Shortly after voting to acquit Trump on the charge of encouraging rebellion, the top Republican in the Senate said Trump's conduct would be determined by the criminal justice system.




McConnell said on the Senate floor on February 14, 2021: "In one light, it certainly makes no sense for any official to evade the Senate's conviction by resigning or expiring." Last Forum for American Justice ".


"President Trump remains responsible for everything he did while in office, as an ordinary citizen, unless the statute of limitations is applied, and he remains responsible for everything he did while in office, and he hasn't escaped anything yet -- yet," he went.


  1. McConnell, on the other hand, is not over. Shortly after voting to acquit Trump on the charge of encouraging rebellion.
  2. The top Republican in the Senate said Trump's conduct would be determined by the criminal justice system.
  3. "I think I have a commitment to support the party candidate," McConnell recently told Jonathan Swann of Axios.
  4. This means that the candidate came out and received the nomination. "