Wednesday, January 13, 2021
BREAKING: Arizona, Impeachment - State's Delegation Votes Party Line As 10 Republicans Help Impeach, 232-197
(This is a developing story. Please check back for videos, votes, etc.)
Arizona's delegation votes party line on impeaching Donald Trump for his role in last week's mob violence.
10 Republicans did cross the aisle to indict the President, and the final vote is 232-197.
Arizona Rep. Andy Biggs (R-CD5) was the first of Arizona's delegation to speak on the floor during today's historic impeachment debate. He expressed his "morbid curiosity" (transcript below)
(Transcript, Biggs: IT IS WITH A MORBID CURIOSITY THAT I WATCHED THE BEAST ATTEMPT TO DEVOUR PRESIDENT DONALD TRUMP AGAIN. THE
Here is Rep. Debbie Lesko (R-CD8), saying that this impeachment is "dangerous":
(Transcript, Lesko: I RISE IN OPPOSITION TO THE RESOLUTION, AT A TIME WHEN OUR COUNTRY NEEDS UNITY IT IS CONCERNING THAT MY DEMOCRATIC COLLEAGUES HAVE BEGUN IMPEACHMENT
Finally, here is Democrat Greg Stanton (D-CD9), saying "we can't move forward without accountability":
(Transcript, Stanton: DONALD TRUMP IS THE FIRST PRESIDENT TO INCITE AN INSURRECTION AGAINST OUR OWN GOVERNMENT, AGAINST OUR OWN PEOPLE. IT IS A SHOCKING BETRAYAL OF HIS OATH
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