Scathing Op-Ed by Sen. Sherrod Brown: "In private, many of my colleagues agree that the president is reckless and unfit. They admit his lies. And they acknowledge what he did was wrong....They are afraid that Mr. Trump might give them a nickname."
The Coward Caucus: In Private, Republicans Admit They Acquitted Trump Out of Fear
Unfortunately, in this Senate, fear has had its way.
"In private, many of my [Republican] colleagues agree the president is reckless and unfit. They admit his lies. They acknowledge what he did was wrong. They know he's done things Nixon never did. They know that more damning evidence is likely to come out."
Sen. Sherrod Brown: In Private, Republicans Admit They Acquitted Trump Out of Fear.
Full disclosure: I am married to , the author of this op-ed for the New York Times -- and I couldn't be prouder of him.
Sherrod Brown confirms what we know: These people are cowards, shameful cowards
This is so damning. There is no reason to believe Sherrod Brown is not telling the truth here.
I wonder if the fear is from more than badmouthing...maybe they fear for their lives. In Private, Republicans Admit They Acquitted Trump Out of Fear
. saying his GOP colleagues talk differently about Trump in private: In Private, Republicans Admit They Acquitted Trump Out of Fear
"In private, many of my colleagues agree that the president is reckless and unfit. They admit his lies. And they acknowledge what he did was wrong," writes
‘I have asked some of [the GOP Senators], “If the Senate votes to acquit, what will you do to keep this president from getting worse?” Their responses have been shrugs and sheepish looks.’
In Private, Republicans Admit They Acquitted Trump Out of Fear
. on GOP Senators: "In private, many of my colleagues agree that the president is reckless and unfit. They admit his lies. And they acknowledge what he did was wrong."
Sherrod Brown writes that, during impeachment proceedings, "One journalist remarked to me, 'How in the world can these senators walk around here upright when they have no backbone?'" Sounds professional
Senator Brown, who decided not to run for President, on how his Republican colleagues run from holding Trump to account via
Fear of losing their jobs took precedence over their oath, their patriotism, & any integrity they might once have had. They became fear-driven attack dogs for a corrupt & vicious man. // In Private, Republicans Admit They Acquitted Trump Out of Fear
My friend on impeachment. In Private, Republicans Admit They Acquitted Trump Out of Fear
.⁦⁩ tells the ugly truth about his Republican colleagues.
Superb commentary from on the pusillanimity of every GOP Senator not named Romney: "when it comes to the instincts that drive us, fear has no rival."
Machiavelli asked if it’s better to be loved or feared. His answer: if you have to choose one, choose fear... ⁦
This is a pretty extraordinary thing for a sitting senator to write
Robert Kennedy spoke of how “moral courage is a rarer commodity than bravery in battle.”
What’s with this headline for an op-Ed that includes the line, “They stop short of explicitly saying that they are afraid.”
Republican Senators admit they acquitted Trump out of fear
Fuck these cowards
In Private, Republicans Admit They Acquitted Trump Out of Fear
Of fear, cowardice, and the Trump aquital.
In Private, Republicans Admit They Acquitted Trump Out of Fear
Opinion | In Private, Republicans Admit They Acquitted Trump Out of Fear - The New York Times
In Private, Republicans Admit They Acquitted Trump Out of Fear
. on fearful Repubs: "In private, many of my colleagues agree that the president is reckless and unfit. They admit his lies. And they acknowledge what he did was wrong. They know this president has done things Richard Nixon never did."
"[Republican senators] say to convict this president now would lead to the impeachment of every future president — as if every president will try to sell our national security to the highest bidder."
Another witness with first-hand knowledge that Republicans don't want to hear from.
In Private, Republicans Admit They Acquitted Trump Out of Fear
Powerful & true. History is unkind to the fearful - & fear doesn’t care about party affiliation. As the poster on my office says “the hottest place in Hell is reserved for those who remain neutral in times of moral conflict.” MLK via ⁦