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Graham Calls on McConnell to ‘Unequivocally’ Denounce Fresh Trump Impeachment

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Graham Calls on McConnell to ‘Unequivocally’ Denounce Fresh Trump Impeachment

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Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) should condemn the fresh effort to impeach President Donald Trump, Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.) said late Tuesday. “What we need right now is Sen. McConnell to unequivocally say the second impeachment of Donald Trump after he leaves office is not only unconstitutional, it is bad for the country,” Graham, the chairman of the Senate Judiciary Committee, said during a virtual appearance on Fox News’ “Hannity.” “Stand up and fight back,” he added. McConnell’s office didn’t respond to a request for comment. The House of Representatives impeached Trump last week over alleged incitement of insurrection. Democrats and some Republicans claim Trump incited the Jan. 6 breach of the U.S. Capitol during his speech that day on The Ellipse. Trump has called his remarks “totally appropriate” and a timeline showed violence at the Capitol started before Trump finished speaking. Graham is a leading voice in the …

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