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Old 11-07-2019, 03:17 PM
Max S. is offline
Join Date: Aug 2017
Location: Florida, USA
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Originally Posted by JohnT View Post
If my vote for impeachment costs me my job, then I will vote against.

If my vote against impeachment costs me my job, then I will vote for.

That's how it works. The rest is merely speculation and the topic is a better fit for IMHO.
That's one way to look at it. What if your vote won't sway your re-election either way?

What if you aren't up for re-election for another four years, and you think it will blow over by then?

ETA: What if you, private citizen JohnT, had the honor of writing (and guarantee of it being adopted) a Senate rule that will decide the standard of proof to be used for the foreseeable future? Your job isn't even on the line in that situation.


Last edited by Max S.; 11-07-2019 at 03:20 PM.