Congressman Matt Gaetz of Florida called out Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell on Sunday following the second impeachment acquittal of Donald Trump.

The Republican appeared on Fox News on President’s Day to go over the future of the Lincoln Task, a group of former and present Republicans who joined together to avoid Trump from being elected for a 2nd term as president. While anticipating the group’s future, he likewise took objective at McConnell for lambasting Trump after the Senate impeachment vote.

When asked about the political action committee, Gaetz called the Lincoln Project “the past.” He likewise mentioned that there are “brand-new incarnations in the Republican party from those attempting to purge Trumpism from our motion.”

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Rep. Matt Gaetz (R-FL) asks Rev. Al Sharpton concerns throughout a House Judiciary Committee hearing on policing practices in the United States on September 19, 2019 in Washington, DC.
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McConnell also pointed out that even though Trump did not deal with any consequences from the second impeachment trial, he could be convicted for his actions in the future.

” President Trump is still liable for whatever he did while in workplace,” McConnell explained.

Newsweek reached out to Mitch McConnell for remark and did not hear back at the time of publication.


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