WATCH: GOP Rep. who voted to impeach Trump says he “may very well have” committed “political suicide”

Appearing on “This Week” with George Stephanopoulos, Rep. Peter Meijer (R-MI), one of the 10 Republicans who voted to impeach Trump was asked if he has committed “Political Suicide.”

“Oh, I may very well have,” Meijir responded “but I think it’s also important that we have elected leaders who are not thinking solely about what’s in their individual self-interest. Not what is going to be politically expedient, but what we actually need for the country.”

He added “I want to make sure that we have leaders in office who are folks saying, you know, the fact that we are a nation of laws, not men, and who are putting the interest of the country first rather than our own political careers.”


Prior to his vote, Meijer issued the following statement: