On Wednesday, the Pennsylvania GOP is scheduled to meet over Zoom to vote on censuring Republican Sen. Pat Toomey over voting during a second impeachment to convict former President Trump for “inciting an insurrection.”
Toomey was one of seven GOP senators who joined Democrats to vote yes on conviction, which ultimately fell flat at 57 to 43 in favor of acquittal. The others who broke rank include Sens. Richard Burr, R-N.C.; Bill Cassidy, R-La.; Susan Collins, R-Maine; Lisa Murkowski, R-Alaska; Mitt Romney, R-Utah; and Ben Sasse, R-Neb.
Upon the senator’s vote, Pennsylvania Republican Party Chairman Lawrence Tabas emailed county chairs to notify them of a meeting about Toomey’s actions to “address issues and consider action.”
“I share the disappointment of our grassroots leaders and volunteers over Senator Toomey’s vote today,” Tabas said in a statement on Feb. 13, following Trump’s acquittal. “This post-presidency impeachment proceeding was an unconstitutional theft of time and energy that did absolutely nothing to unify