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Which GOP Senators Would Vote to Impeach Trump? Jeff Flake Says There Are 35
Newsweek ^ | September 28, 2019 | Jennifer Doherty

Posted on 09/28/2019 5:37:56 PM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet

Former Senator Jeff Flake caused a stir Saturday when he amended Republican consultant Mike Murphy's comment that 30 GOP senators would vote to impeach President Donald Trump if they could keep their votes secret. "That's not true," the former Arizona senator said. "There would be at least 35."

Until his retirement from the Senate earlier this year, Flake was among the small but notable cohort of Republican senators who remained vocal in their opposition to Trump after the election.

While most of the Senate's 53 Republican members have stuck to the White House's talking points since the House of Representatives officially launched its impeachment inquiry Tuesday, some have stopped short of towing the party's "witch hunt" line, while others have previously voiced opposition to the president that may come back to bite him.

Flake puts the number of Republicans willing to secretly oppose Trump at 35, well above the 20 who would have to publicly denounce him in order to reach the two-thirds supermajority of 67 senators, assuming all 45 Senate Democrats and both independent senators also voted to impeach. Here are 12 possibilities.

(Excerpt) Read more at newsweek.com ...


TOPICS: Parties; U.S. Congress; U.S. Senate
KEYWORDS: gop; impeachment; republicans; senate
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Name them.
1 posted on 09/28/2019 5:37:56 PM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet
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SubMit Romney would for sure.


2 posted on 09/28/2019 5:40:42 PM PDT by HighSierra5
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Flake needs a mental hospital


3 posted on 09/28/2019 5:41:03 PM PDT by faithhopecharity ( “Politicians are not , born; they are excreted.” Marcus Tullius Cicero (106 to 43 BCE))
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

It’s past time someone straighten his nose.


4 posted on 09/28/2019 5:41:43 PM PDT by Kazan
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To: faithhopecharity

Flake is an IDIOT!


5 posted on 09/28/2019 5:41:49 PM PDT by mplc51
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Flake may be the best-named politician in America (excepting if we can find a Senator John G. Corruptoid)


6 posted on 09/28/2019 5:42:08 PM PDT by faithhopecharity ( “Politicians are not , born; they are excreted.” Marcus Tullius Cicero (106 to 43 BCE))
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Flake always thinks he has support he doesn’t have. Remember when he thought he had the support of the people of Arizona?


7 posted on 09/28/2019 5:42:55 PM PDT by wiseprince
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Romney for sure. Maybe the ladies from Maine and Alaska.


8 posted on 09/28/2019 5:43:28 PM PDT by Parley Baer
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To: 2ndDivisionVet; All

The Chicoms own our Senate. They will make sure President a Trump is removed in order to make way for Hillary in 2020


9 posted on 09/28/2019 5:43:50 PM PDT by Enlightened1
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I think he’s right, there is probably more than 35 if they could just keep their vote secret.

FReegards


10 posted on 09/28/2019 5:46:01 PM PDT by Ransomed
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He may be a douche, but I kind of believe him.


11 posted on 09/28/2019 5:46:12 PM PDT by dsrtsage (Complexity is merely simplicity lacking imagination)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

He’s exaggerating of course because of his intense hatred for Trump, but he’s not altogether wrong in stating that a lot of GOP senators could well be convinced to vote against him.

The GOP is a soulless party devoid of any convictions, beliefs or principles. A good number of them are bought and paid for, and with enough pushing by their backers, I have no doubt they would turn against our president. They don’t respect the outcome of the election either.

The Democrats are fortunate in one respect: they have a party that fights for them. We don’t enjoy that kind of support.


12 posted on 09/28/2019 5:46:19 PM PDT by Starboard
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That would be the end of the Republican party, which is a pile of special interest crap anyway.


13 posted on 09/28/2019 5:46:28 PM PDT by dljordan
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Jeff Flake is Liberal Troll.

Fake News Tool

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14 posted on 09/28/2019 5:46:56 PM PDT by AnthonySoprano
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

These statements from lowlife such as Flake and Romney are a good thing. They force all the traitors in the Republican Party to deny that they’d vote to impeach Trump. Which is important. Sometimes I wonder if there’s more than a handful who actually want to fight corruption.


15 posted on 09/28/2019 5:48:22 PM PDT by grania ("We're all just pawns in their game")
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That would be the end of the Republican party, which is a pile of special interest crap anyway.

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I anxiously look forward to that day. We would be so much better off with a new party that actually stands for something and fights for it, in my opinion.


16 posted on 09/28/2019 5:49:14 PM PDT by Starboard
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To: Enlightened1

FR needs a like button.


17 posted on 09/28/2019 5:49:30 PM PDT by Black Agnes
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Mormon led.


18 posted on 09/28/2019 5:50:04 PM PDT by JPJones (More Tariffs, less income tax.)
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To: dljordan

Without out magnificent Commander-in-Chief, we would be left with nothing but a globalist, socialist uniparty that is bought and paid for by the highest bidder.


19 posted on 09/28/2019 5:50:17 PM PDT by edie1960
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SPJNK.


20 posted on 09/28/2019 5:50:33 PM PDT by carriage_hill (A society grows great when old men plant trees, in whose shade they know they will never sit.)
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