Top Republican in the House Kevin McCarthy last week voted to overturn the election results, even after the mob invaded the Capitol.
Yet today: "Let's be clear. Joe Biden will be sworn in as the President of the United States in one week because he won the election."
"Some say the riots were caused by antifa, there's absolutely no evidence of that. And conservatives should be the first to say so." - @GOPLeader
>@GOPLeader places blame on Trump: "The President bears responsibility for Wednesday's attack by mob rioters. He should have immediately denounced the mob when he saw what was unfolding."
But McCarthy will not vote to impeach...
McCarthy says Trump must: "accept his share of responsibility, quell the unrest, and ensure President-elect Biden can successfully begin his term."

So - how does he think that will happen?

@GOPLeader's answer: create a fact-finding commission and vote on a censure resolution.

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In 2010 Murkowski won a WRITE-IN CAMPAIGN (you try remembering how to spell M-U-R-K-O-W-S-K-I) against a right wing Republican who had primaried her. He had GOP $$ and establishment support (including in Senate) as the primary winner. She won. 2
Since then Murkowski handily won her 2016 election, including with mainstream GOP voters, and isn't up for reelection until 2022. That's a long runway. 3
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