A vote to convict Donald Trump is having consequences.
The seven Senate Republicans who found the former president guilty in the Democratic-engineered impeachment trial that ended Saturday are already finding out from the folks back home just how unpopular that move was.
North Carolina’s Sen. Richard Burr is the latest example, and Republicans looking at the 2022 midterms and 2024 presidential election should be paying attention.
At a meeting called for Monday night to react to Burr’s vote to convict Trump, the central committee of the North Carolina Republican Party is all but certain to censure the three-term Republican, The Charlotte Observer reported Sunday.
Burr “betrayed his constituents,” said Kyshia Lineberger, the North Carolina Republican national committeewoman, according to The Observer.
“I am going to vote to censure Senator