Bill Cassidy Unanimously Censured By Louisiana’s GOP For Casting “Guilty” Vote

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Louisiana Senator Bill Cassidy (R) has been unanimously censured for voting Trump “guilty” of charges of incitement to insurrection.

After the Senate trial concluded (as expected) in Trump’s acquittal, the Louisiana GOP posted the following statement to Twitter:  “We condemn, in the strongest possible terms, the vote today by Sen. Cassidy to convict former President Trump. Fortunately, clearer heads prevailed and President Trump has been acquitted of the impeachment charge filed against him.”

The two-term Senator posted a statement on his Twitter explaining the reasoning behind his vote saying, “Our Constitution and our country is more important than any one person. I voted to convict President Trump because he is guilty.”

Cassidy is one of seven Republican Senators to cast a vote of “guilty.” However, he had previously voted that the impeachment trial was unconstitutional. When explaining why he had changed his position Cassidy said, “If I’m an impartial juror, and I’m trying to make a decision based upon the facts as presented on this issue, then the House managers did a much better job.”