Here are the GOP Wafflers On Impeachment...

Grassfire has compiled a list of Republican lawmakers who could "waffle" on impeachment. We've also identified three Democrats who may vote to acquit President Trump in the Senate trial.

U.S. SENATE

TOP GOP CRITIC IN THE SENATE

  • Mitt Romney (UT): "It remains troubling in the extreme. It’s deeply troubling." (Did not co-sponsor Senate Resolution condemning House impeachment process)

MAY BE OPEN TO IMPEACHMENT

  • Lamar Alexander (TN): "I want to know the facts." (Did not co-sponsor Senate Resolution condemning House impeachment process)
  • Roy Blunt (MO)
  • Richard Burr (NC): "Gathering the facts."
  • Susan Collins (ME): "President made a big mistake ... completely inappropriate"; says she hasn't made up her mind and shouldn't until if/when Articles of Impeachment arrive from the House
  • Mike Crapo (ID)
  • Mike Enzi (WY) (Did not co-sponsor Senate Resolution condemning House impeachment process)
  • Johnny Isakson (GA) (Did not co-sponsor Senate Resolution condemning House impeachment process)
  • John Kennedy (LA) Said any quid pro quo related to Ukraine was "probably" impeachable.
  • Lisa Murkowski (AK) said she's "disturbed" by Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell's impeachment strategy.
  • Rob Portman (OH) (Did not co-sponsor Senate Resolution condemning House impeachment process)
  • Dan Sullivan (AK) (Did not co-sponsor Senate Resolution condemning House impeachment process)

OPENLY CRITICAL OF PRESIDENT'S ACTIONS RE: UKRAINE

  • Marco Rubio (FL): "I don't think he should have done it."
  • John Thune (SD): "I would prefer he would not raise an issue like that with a foreign leader."
  • Patrick Toomey (PA): Trump's actions "inappropriate."
  • Ben Sasse (NE): Some aspects "terrible"

OPEN TO OR CALLING FOR WITNESSES IN SENATE (OR LISTED AS POSSIBLE "SWING VOTES" FOR WITNESSES:

  • Romney
  • Portman
  • Toomey
  • Jerry Moran (KS)
  • Cory Gardner (CO)

DEMOCRATS POSSIBLY OPEN TO ACQUITTAL

  • Kyrsten Sinema (AZ) said it's her "constitutional duty to approach (a Senate trial) with no bias... to listen to the arguments presented by both sides."
  • Doug Jones (AR) indicated he might vote to acquit the President if "dots aren't connected" in an impeachment trial.
  • Joe Manchin (WV) reportedly "characterized himself as undecided when it comes to supporting impeachment."

(Sources: WaPoNYTDaily Caller, Senate Resolution, The Hill)

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