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14 Jan, 11 tweets, 4 min read
Ten Republicans broke from their party – and their president – when they voted alongside Democrats to impeach Trump on Wednesday.

These are the Republicans who voted for impeachment: 👇…
Third-ranking party leader, Rep. Liz Cheney of Wyoming

Cheney was the highest-ranking Republican to back Trump's removal. She said Tuesday: "There has never been a greater betrayal by a President of the United States of his office and his oath to the Constitution."
Rep. Jaime Herrera Beutler of Washington

Beutler said Tuesday that her party "will be best served when those among us choose truth." She slammed Trump's "pathetic denouncement" of the violence during the riots.
Rep. Anthony Gonzalez of Ohio
Rep. John Katko of New York

Katko, a former federal prosecutor and moderate Republican who endorsed Trump for reelection, said:

"To allow the President of the United States to incite this attack without consequence is a direct threat to the future of our democracy."
Rep. Adam Kinzinger of Illinois

Kinzinger, a former Air Force veteran who served multiple tours overseas, said there was "no doubt in my mind that the President of the United States broke his oath of office and incited this insurrection."
Rep. Peter Meijer of Michigan

Meijer said Wednesday he voted yes with a heavy heart:

“President Trump betrayed his oath of office by seeking to undermine our constitutional process, and he bears responsibility for inciting the insurrection we suffered last week,” Meijer said.
Rep. Dan Newhouse of Washington

Newhouse was the first Republican to announce on the House floor that he would support impeaching Trump.

He said that although the article of impeachment is flawed, “there’s no excuse for President Trump’s actions.”
Rep. Tom Rice of South Carolina
Rep. Fred Upton of Michigan

Upton, a moderate, said he would have preferred censuring the president, but he decided "it is time to say: Enough is enough."
Rep. David Valadao of California

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