HomeLatest ThreadsGreatest ThreadsForums & GroupsMy SubscriptionsMy Posts
DU Home » Latest Threads » Forums & Groups » Main » General Discussion (Forum) » Trump Impeachment Trial-W...

Sun May 21, 2017, 02:15 PM

Trump Impeachment Trial-Which Republican US Senator could vote yes to remove Trump from office?

Impeachment is likely to take place after the 2018 elections. Every highly vulnerable Democratic US Senator up for re-election in 2018 (Donnelly-IN,McCaskill-MO,Heitkamp-ND,and Brown-OH) will win re-election and highly vulnerable Republican US Senator up for re-election in 2018 (Flake-AZ,Heller-NV,and Cruz-TX) will lose re-election.
Every Democratic US Senator will vote yes to remove Trump from office- 51 Yes.
The number of Republican US Senators that we need to vote yes is 16.

7 replies, 3750 views

Reply to this thread

Back to top Alert abuse

Always highlight: 10 newest replies | Replies posted after I mark a forum
Replies to this discussion thread
Arrow 7 replies Author Time Post
Reply Trump Impeachment Trial-Which Republican US Senator could vote yes to remove Trump from office? (Original post)
nkpolitics1212 May 2017 OP
JNelson6563 May 2017 #1
hlthe2b May 2017 #3
JNelson6563 May 2017 #6
DefenseLawyer May 2017 #4
JNelson6563 May 2017 #5
DrDan May 2017 #2
nycbos May 2017 #7

Response to nkpolitics1212 (Original post)

Sun May 21, 2017, 02:19 PM

1. Isn't impeachment a House thing?

Reply to this post

Back to top Alert abuse Link here Permalink


Response to JNelson6563 (Reply #1)

Sun May 21, 2017, 02:28 PM

3. House votes to impeach, Senate tries and votes on removal based on House case.

with Chief Justice USSC officiating. 2/3 majority in Senate (66 yea) required to convict/remove.

Reply to this post

Back to top Alert abuse Link here Permalink


Response to hlthe2b (Reply #3)

Sun May 21, 2017, 03:10 PM

6. Thanks!

Reply to this post

Back to top Alert abuse Link here Permalink


Response to JNelson6563 (Reply #1)

Sun May 21, 2017, 02:30 PM

4. Impeachment is in the House, Removal is after a "trial" in the Senate.

 

Impeachment is the loose equivalent to being indicted. Charges are brought by the House. If they vote to Impeach, the "case" is referred to the Senate where evidence is presented, with the Chief Justice presiding. The Senate then votes whether to remove the President from office.

Reply to this post

Back to top Alert abuse Link here Permalink


Response to DefenseLawyer (Reply #4)

Sun May 21, 2017, 03:10 PM

5. Ah, ok. Thanks for that. :)

Reply to this post

Back to top Alert abuse Link here Permalink


Response to nkpolitics1212 (Original post)

Sun May 21, 2017, 02:26 PM

2. Ben Sasse - no friend of trump

Reply to this post

Back to top Alert abuse Link here Permalink


Response to nkpolitics1212 (Original post)

Sun May 21, 2017, 03:17 PM

7. We aren't getting 66 votes.

Reply to this post

Back to top Alert abuse Link here Permalink

Reply to this thread