Skip to comments.Republican governor throws weight behind Trump impeachment inquiry, becomes first to do so
Posted on 09/26/2019 12:49:36 PM PDT by HojczykEdited on 09/26/2019 1:03:34 PM PDT by Admin Moderator. [history]
Vermont Gov. Phil Scott on Thursday became the first Republican governor to back House Democrats' call for an impeachment inquiry against President Trump.
Scott said at a news conference that he wasnt surprised by the allegations that Trump repeatedly urged Ukraines president to look into Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden because hes watched him over the years. Trump had requested Ukraine look into Biden's attempt to pressure the nation into firing its top prosecutor, who was investigating a natural gas firm partially led by his son, Hunter.
Scott added, however, that he wanted to see more information before taking further action. The Vermont governor previously criticized Trump over his attacks on progressive House freshmen in the summer.
Like many across the country, I find these statements offensive, racist and certainly not what we expect from the leader of the greatest country in the world, he said, according to Valley News.
Other moderate Republican governors have yet to weigh in on an impeachment inquiry. When pressed by reporters, Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine said Wednesday he was withholding judgment. Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker and Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan have yet to comment.
Silly Rhino. Just noise.
I was going to say “Republican my ass” but...he probably is indeed like many, though not all on the “R” side.
Just gotta love that Republican Party
Never new that Vermont had a RINO GOP governor....figured they were all democrats...
That doesn’t surprise me. This “Republican” governor who brought in gun control to Vermont (of all places) in the wake of the High School Musical: Gun Control movement in 2018.
We will remember:
Watch for him to flip...officially...sooner rather than later.
As a Governor, he can mouth off all he wants to.....it's the ones in Washington we have to watch, and holler at, when they get weak, and wobbly, about fighting this Socialist coup attempt.
Be all their sins remembered...
He didn't you lamebrain RINO!...................
Sasse....and no matter what President Trump says Sasse must be primaries and defeated!
Just another RINO puke.
This is precisely why I no longer do anything but Direct donations. The Republicant Party does not deserve my giving them the time of day, much less my hard earned money.
Scott should immediately be removed from the Republican party and branded with a scarlet D on his forehead.
Sasse is not alone in this. John Wayne Cornyn is up for re-election in 2020. I will be voting for his Primary opponent. Lord knows anybody would be an improvement.
It’s Vermont. No such thing as a Republican.
Disruptive retards like Romney, Weld, Scott, etc. are why I don’t donate to the party. Only candidates.
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