Democrat Might Vote To Acquit ‘If Dots Aren’t Connected’ On Impeachment

Doug Jones isn’t interested in being a political chameleon.

Democratic Sen. Doug Jones may vote against convicting President Donald Trump in impeachment if ‘dots aren’t connected.’

“But if those dots aren’t connected and there are other explanations that I think are consistent with innocence, I will go that way too.”

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Washington Examiner:

Doug Jones is the Senate’s most vulnerable incumbent. So it’s no wonder he’s refrained from taking a definitive stance on impeachment.

Jones told ABC News over the weekend that if the “dots aren’t connected” during the Senate’s impeachment trial, he might vote to acquit President Trump.

“I think these are really serious allegations,” Jones said. “I have been trying to see if the dots get connected. If that is the case, then I think it’s a serious matter, and I think it’s an impeachable matter. But if those dots aren’t connected and there are other explanations that are consistent with innocence, I will go that way too.”

The Republican-controlled Senate will almost certainly vote to acquit Trump with or without Jones’s vote, so it wouldn’t make that much of a difference to the Democratic Party if Jones does decide to defect. It could, however, make a big difference to Jones’s constituency in bright red Alabama.

Jones won the election in Alabama in part because the Republican candidate was completely unelectable. He won’t have that luxury again. And keep in mind that this is a state Trump won in 2016 by nearly 30 points. Already, Jones’s approval ratings in his state are lagging, but not by much. More

Might vote to acquit? How much more made up presumptions and third-hand nonevidence to these people have to hear before they make up their minds?

No matter what Doug Jones does, I’m sure that Jeff Sessions will be reelected. No matter how bad an AG he was, they still love him there.

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