Romney: Regardless of the outcome of the vote I will be able to tell your children and grandchildren that they voted as they told me the debt
Republican Senator MITT Romney announced on 5 February that he would vote in the Senate for the recognition of the US President Donald trump guilty on one of two of the articles of charges that he faced in the procedure of impeachment, CNN aired his statement.
According to Romney, he intends to support the recognition of the trump guilty of abuse of power. The Senator noted that his voice “is likely to be among the minority in the Senate.”
“Regardless of the outcome of the vote I will be able to tell your children and grandchildren that they voted as they told me debt,” he added.
The decision to support the prosecution “of the President – leader of his own party,” Romney called “the most difficult which ever faced”.
According to CNN, Romney will be the first Senator in U.S. history, will vote for the condemnation of the President from his party.
The final vote on impeachment trump is scheduled for February 5, it will be about 23.00 Moscow time.
September 24, 2019, the speaker of the house of representatives, the Democrat Nancy Pelosi has announced a formal investigation under the procedure of impeachment of trump in connection with the scandal, which began after the publication of The Washington Post and The New York Times about a possible pressure head of the White house on President Vladimir Zelensky during a telephone conversation on 25 July.
On December 18, the House of representatives approved two articles of charges in the procedure of impeachment of trump: “abuse of power” and “obstructing the work of Congress” during the investigation. Democrats believe that the head of the White house for the sake of personal political gain has ignored US national interests. Trump became the third American President, which the House of representatives has impeached.
The U.S. Senate 16 January 2020 began the trial of impeachment of trump. On 18 January, the members of the house of representatives passed in the Senate 111-page document with rationale for impeachment. Trump’s lawyers believe that both articles should be rejected.
The majority in the Senate belongs to the same party of the current American President – the representatives of the Republican party, the majority in the House of representatives – the Democrats.