Rubio doubles down on criticism of Trump impeachment trial: ‘It’s not even constitutional’


Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., doubled down Tuesday on statements he made over the weekend calling next month’s impeachment trial of former President Trump “stupid”.

“It’s not even constitutional,” Rubio told “Your World” host Neil Cavuto. “Logic tells you that.”

“The automatic consequence of impeachment and trial, if you’re convicted, the automatic consequence of it is you’re removed from office,” Rubio added. “That’s the automatic consequence of this process.

“How can you put someone through a process where the automatic consequence is impossible?” Rubio asked. “You cannot remove Donald Trump from office [because] he’s not in office.”

Cavuto suggested that Trump expressed approval of the riot when he tweeted on the evening of Jan. 6 that “[t]hese are the things and events that happen when a sacred landslide election victory is so unceremoniously & viciously stripped away from great patriots who have been … (Read more)