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The House of Representatives last week voted to impeach Trump for a second time, charging him with inciting the crowd before the Jan. 6 riot at the U.S. Capitol. The Senate will start the impeachment trial the week of Feb. 8, according to a deal announced Friday.
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Paul clarified he did not think Sanders should be impeached but said it would follow the same logic leading to the former president’s second impeachment.
The impeachment came after Trump urged supporters to rally in D.C. to protest the electoral vote confirming Biden’s presidency. In a speech at the rally, Trump told the crowd to walk to the nearby Capitol and “fight like hell,” after which a mob stormed the Capitol in a deadly riot.
Kentucky’s other senator, Minority Leader Mitch McConnell, said earlier this week the mob had been “provoked by Trump” and “was fed lies.”
“I think it’s an illegitimate procedure, and it isn’t a real impeachment,” Paul said. “It’s going to be a fake partisan impeachment.”
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