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Senator Mitch McConnell

If Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell can’t be an impartial juror in President Trump’s impeachment trial, then he is not fit to serve as a U.S. Senator. For the sake of our democracy, McConnell must recuse himself from the Senate’s impeachment trial.

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Common Cause

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Imagine if, before a trial, one of the jurors said they had already made up their mind about the case, and that nothing could change their decision. They'd immediately be thrown out by the judge...

Imagine if, before a trial, one of the jurors said they had already made up their mind about the case, and that nothing could change their decision. They'd immediately be thrown out by the judge -- and rightly so.

But that's exactly what Senator Mitch McConnell just told Fox News -- saying he'll coordinate with Trump's lawyers throughout the trial and that "there is no chance the president is going to be removed from office." 

Our senators are supposed to serve as fair and impartial jurors during impeachment trials -- carefully weighing the facts, upholding their constitutional duties, and acting in the best interest of the American people. But Mitch McConnell is trying to rig this trial the same way he has tried to rig our democracy. 

By publicly making up his mind before the trial has even begun, he has shown a flagrant disregard for his duties and for the rule of law. Our system relies on separation of powers between branches of government -- but McConnell is essentially handing Trump a blank check to do as he pleases. 

Our democracy cannot stand if our representatives refuse to put their country before their party and hold lawless presidents accountable. And any senator who cannot uphold this crucial constitutional duty is not fit to serve the American people.

Add your name to condemn Senator Mitch McConnell -- and demand he recuses himself from President Trump's impeachment trial.

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