Sarah Silbiger / APRepublican Sen. Pat Toomey of Pennsylvania questions Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin during a Congressional Oversight Commission hearing on Capitol Hill in Washington in December. Toomey on Sunday became the second Republican senator to call on President Donald Trump to resign over the incursion by Trump supporters at the Capitol on Wednesday. (Sarah Silbiger / AP)
Republican Sen. Pat Toomey of Pennsylvania on Sunday became the second Republican senator calling for President Donald Trump to resign over the incursion at the U.S. Capitol last week.
On Friday, Republican Sen. Lisa Murkowski of Alaska had said Trump should resign, telling reporters, “I want him out.”
Toomey, who had opposed last week’s effort to block certification of the Electoral College vote, said that there is not enough time to impeach Trump and remove him from office that way. Toomey also said he doubted that Vice President Mike Pence