Moments ago, GOP Senator Bill Cassidy explained why he chose to vote alongside Democrats that impeachment of Trump is constitutional.
Cassidy was one of only 6 GOP Senators to vote alongside Democrats in the 56-44 vote.
Cassidy said “The House managers made a compelling, cogent case and the president’s team did not.”
GOP Sen. Bill Cassidy: "The House managers made a compelling, cogent case and the president's team did not." pic.twitter.com/7a4OQZnJ6S
— The Hill (@thehill) February 9, 2021
The other 5 GOP Senators to vote with Democrats were:
Senator. Ben Sasse (R-NE)
Senator Mitt Romney (R-UT)
Senator Susan Collins (R-ME)
Senator Lisa Murkowski (R-AK)
Senator Pat Toomey (R-PA)