The Republican Party of East Baton Rouge Parish censured Sen. Bill Cassidy (R-LA) on Tuesday for voting to continue the U.S. Senate’s second impeachment trial of former President Donald Trump.
“The Republican Party of East Baton Rouge Parish hereby censures Senator Bill Cassidy and holds him out as an object of shame,” the censure resolution reads.
“We condemn Senator Cassidy’s actions in the strongest manner. He does not represent the people of this state or the Republican Party. He represents himself and has joined with some of the most dishonest and disreputable forces in our country to be part of this despicable sham.”
Cassidy was one of six Republican senators to vote with Democrats on whether a former president could be tried after leaving the White House. In addition to the Louisiana Republican, Sens. Mitt Romney (R-UT), Pat Toomey (R-PA), Susan Collins (R-ME), Lisa Murkowski (R-AK), and Ben Sasse (R-NE) voted