Senate GOP Promises to ‘Quickly’ Squash Any Impeachment Charges Should the House Pursue ‘Nonsense’

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Senate Republicans have promised to quickly shut down any impeachment efforts by House Democrats if they choose to move forward.

Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.) told The Hill in an interview published Monday.

“I think it would be disposed of very quickly,” said Graham. “If it’s based on the Mueller report, or anything like that, it would be quickly disposed of.”

As IJR Blue reported, some House Democrats — along with Rep. Justin Amash (R-Mich.) — are pushing for the impeachment process to start, claiming that President Trump had been found by the Mueller report to have obstructed justice. However, Sen. John Cornyn (R-Texas) thinks moving forward would lead to nothing.

“It would be defeated. That’s why all they want to do is talk about it,” Cornyn said, claiming that they were all talk and no action. “They know what the outcome would be.”

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Sen. Thom Tillis (R-N.C.) will stand strong against any impeachment legislation, claiming it is a political stunt.

“Why on earth would we give a platform to something that I judge as a purely political exercise? We have to perform our constitutional duty, but if people think that we’re going to try and create a theater that could give you the perception that this is a matter that rises to the level of Watergate, that’s nonsense.”

Rep. Rashida Tlaib (D-Mich) has been pushing for impeachment since her campaign, as IJR Red reported. Tlaib has claimed that there several impeachable offenses, saying that Trump acts “above the law.”

“I think it’s moving towards that. It’s going to demand it, it already is,” Tlaib said on Sunday. President Trump, however, fired back by asking, “Impeach for what?”

Watch her comments below:

If Democrats are able to send impeachment articles over to the Senate, the Democratic senators have cautioned against rushing a decision. However, with Senate Republicans promising to stop impeachment attempts, it is uncertain if House Democrats will move forward.

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MARY
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MARY

PRESIDENT TRUMP IS MAKING OUR AMERICA GREAT AGAIN . SHE NEEDS TO KEEP HER MOUTH SHUT ALONG WITH MAD MAX AND PELOSI AND WARREN AND ALL THE DEMOCRATS.

MARY
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MARY

SHE NEEDS TO GO BACK WHERE SHE CAME FROM SHE IS NOT WELCOME HERE IN OUR GREAT AMERICA.

Otis
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Otis

The Dumbocrats of today would have moved to impeach George Washington,

James
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The Lefty’s have nothing to use for impeachment because Mueller didn’t give them what they were expecting. And with the vast improvement in the economy, employment and reduced burdensome regulations (produced by #44), there’s nothing there to impeach Trump for. Their crying BS and temper tantrums for their Queen’s loss in 2016 don’t qualify as evidence.

Sidney Jolly
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Sidney Jolly

IOW: Senate Republican leaders are dead-set against impeachment. Regardless of whatever charges and evidence House Democrats come up with. So much for Congressional oversight of the Executive branch!

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