Donald Trump is everything else than satisfied with his colleague in The Republican Party Mitt Romney.
The us president is furious, after Romney as the only republican tried to get Trump convicted of abuse of power in connection with the recently settled impeachment in Congress.
Policy - 5. feb. 2020 - pm. 22:17 Donald Trump acquitted in impeachment
Mitt Romney voted 'guilty' in relation to the first charges of abuse of power, and stood thus on the same side as the 45 democrats and two independent senators.
He voted 'not guilty' in respect to the other accusation of thwarting of Congressional work.
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Mitt Romney announces he will vote for to get the Trump convicted of abuse of power. Photo: Ritzau Scanpix
The outcome had the u.s. president probably not expected. In a tweet early Thursday morning, Danish time raging Trump against Mitt Romney.
'Had failed-president candidate Mitt Romney used the same energy and anger on to defeat the hesitant Obama, as he skinhelligt spend on me, he could have won the elections. Read transkriptionerne!', writes Trump.
Hatred failed presidential candidate @MittRomney devoted the same energy and anger two defeating a faltering Barack Obama as he sanctimoniously does to me, he could have won the election. Read the Transcripts!— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) February 6, 2020
Before the vote, reasoned the senator from Utah his choice in an emotional speech to the Senate:
- the President has been guilty of a deeply repulsive abuse of the trust people have shown in him, said Romney, according to AFP news agency.
the Democrats tried to get the president set aside, for the attempt to press Ukraine to investigate Trumps political rival Joe Biden.
Romney believes that Trump has done wrong.
- To bring a corrupt behavior into a campaign only to be able to stay at his post is perhaps the grossest and most damaging way to fail his oath on, said Romney, and stressed that he finds the Trumps actions 'deeply repulsive'.
Trump was acquitted with the votes of 52 against 48. He has also been acquitted for the second anklagepunkt to prevent Congressional work with 53 not guilty-votes - here voted all republicans with the president.
Romney was even the republican presidential candidate in 2012 and was selected to represent Utah in the Senate in 2018. He lost the presidential election to Barack Obama in 2012.