Sens. Ted Cruz (R-TX) and Lindsey Graham (R-SC) violated their oaths to be neutral jurors by visiting with Trump’s legal professionals throughout the impeachment trial.
Cruz visited Trump’s legal professionals:
New on @MSNBC: Ted Cruz visited the Trump protection staff’s room throughout the Senate break.
— Kyle Griffin (@kylegriffin1) February 12, 2021
So did Lindsey Graham:
.@LindseyGrahamSC leaves Senate flooring & goes into room with Trump’s legal professionals. They really pulled him off flooring
— John Bresnahan (@bresreports) February 12, 2021
Each Cruz and Graham didn’t reply to questions as they left the assembly.
All senators take an oath to manage neutral justice that states, “I solemnly swear (or affirm) that in all issues appertaining to the trial of ____, now pending, I’ll do neutral justice in response to the Structure and legal guidelines, so assist me God.”
Cruz and Graham each violated their oath to be an neutral juror. If this have been a authorized continuing, they’d be kicked off of the jury. At a minimal, each of the senators ought to be disciplined by the Senate. Trump’s lawyer threatened Republican senators with primary challenges, and the Republicans aren’t even making an attempt to fake like they’ve any curiosity in searching for neutral justice for Trump’s tried overthrow of the federal government.
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Mr. Easley is the founder/managing editor, who’s White Home Press Pool, and a Congressional correspondent for PoliticusUSA. Jason has a Bachelor’s Diploma in Political Science. His graduate work targeted on public coverage, with a specialization in social reform actions.
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