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Why some Republicans defected as House Democrats impeached Trump – Fox News

In the 232-197 vote, 10 Republicans joined every Democrat in backing impeachment. That’s a small fraction, though probably double what it would have been without…

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The outcome was preordained. The Republican response was not.
As the House spent the day speechifying, everyone knew that Nancy Pelosi had the votes to impeach Donald Trump — ensuring, if nothing else, that he goes in the history books as the only president to twice suffer that fate.
But there was a lingering question as to how many GOP lawmakers would follow the lead of Liz Cheney, the third-ranking Republican, who dramatically broke with her party to support impeachment with a blistering statement…

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