Republican Sen. Pat Toomey stated his belief that President Trump committed impeachable offenses related to the mob of his supporters who stormed the Capitol.
Toomey is not the first Senate Republican to come out against the president after a mob of his supporters stormed the Capitol and forced a lockdown because Congress was certifying President-elect Joe Biden’s electoral victory. The pandemonium led to five deaths (including a law enforcement officer), countless injuries, a lockdown of the Capitol, and dozens of arrests, but it only temporarily halted Congress before it certified the Electoral College votes for Biden.
Toomey, a senator from Pennsylvania, said he wasn’t certain he would vote to remove him from office.
“I do think the president committed impeachable offenses,” he told the Journal Editorial Report on Saturday, before adding, “but I don’t know what is going to land on the Senate floor, if anything.”
The Pennsylvania legislator also said he was “concerned” about whether “the