“We’re not censuring him for voting his conscience. We’re censuring him for the positions that he’s taken through this whole process,” Lyman said. “And to send a message that we want to have good relationships with the White House, we want to have good relationships with President Trump.”
“OMG, Trump is going to be sooo mad at Utah. Please, please don’t punish us for what one man has done to you. We are so sorry.” LR.com, 2/6/20
Sorry is the operative word. The Senate trial was fixed from the beginning because of Republican Senators shaking in their flip flops. We got that.
But that kind of unprincipled fear of one man in our country is just really sad. I certainly wouldn’t keep the shame in the daylight by censuring Romney.
No president should ever have that much power. Especially one with such a low approval rating.
Congress needs to reassert itself as the core of our government, beholden to the citizens of all the states and not the whims of a president because he tweets childish insults and has a few extremists on the airways.