Sen. Pat Toomey, a Republican from Pennsylvania known for his loyalty to President Trump, called for the president to resign from office.
“Well, I think the best way [for Trump to leave office] for our country, Chuck, is for the president to resign and go away as soon as possible,” Toomey told Chuck Todd during Sunday’s Meet the Press.
Toomey, who accused the president of “outrageous behavior in the post-election period,” stood by his vote for Trump’s reelection during the 2020 campaign.
“Knowing what I knew then, I think the 75 million Americans making this evaluation between this radicalization of the Democratic Party and an administration that had very significant successes, I understand, and it was a rational decision,” Toomey said. “Nobody could have anticipated what has happened, I don’t think, subsequent to the election.”
Toomey’s remarks come just one day after he signaled a willingness to consider articles of impeachment against Trump. During a Saturday interview