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Joy Reid Trump and Republicans alike regarding their statements during the recent impeachment trial, according to The Daily Caller.

Reid said, “Before lawyers for the disgraced, twice impeached former President Trump L’Orange even laid out the argument for his impeachment defense, the usual Republican suspects in the Senate’s antebellum caucus were already out parroting the same argument about the trial, that it’s nothing more than political theater.”

Trump was previously impeached on January 13, due to inciting violence.

The Trial began Tuesday.

45 Republican senators voted to acquit Trump of the charges against him.

55 senators, 50 Democrat and 5 Republican, still fell short of the 67 votes that were needed to convict the former president.



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Reid played snips of Republican Sen. Lindsey Graham and Republican Sen. Rand Paul depicting the impeachment trial as unconstitutional.

Reid played a video clip of Republican Sen. Ron Johnson calling the trial unconstitutional.

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“Is this another diversion operation? Is this meant to deflect away from potentially what the Speaker knew and when she knew it? I don’t know, but I’m suspicious.”

“Moscow Ron provided no more evidence to back up his suspicion about Speaker Pelosi, because there is none, than he has about his other crackpot investigations, or about why his suspicions often sound like they were scripted in Moscow, where he and seven other Republican senators and a rep spent July 4th in 2018,” Reid said.

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Reid ended her monologue by describing House Republican Conference Chair Liz Cheney’s comments concerning impeachment, saying “she doubled down on her criticism of the Republicans’ toxic acts,” despite being “punished” by the Republican party in her home state of Wyoming over her vote to impeach “Orange Julius,” once again using another name to refer to Trump.