Posted by Ada Coddington for R3publicans

Rand Paul pilloried Democrats for their hypocrisy in impeaching former President Trump for supposedly instigating violence, when it is something they do with regularity.

In a rousing January 26 Senate floor speech calling Donald Trump’s impeachment trial a “sham,” Senator Rand Paul (R-Ky.) tacitly and rightly impeached the character of its Democrat authors.

Aside from illustrating the hypocrisy of charging the ex-president with inciting an insurrection, when Trump’s rhetoric had been tame compared to that of many rabble-rousing Democrats, Paul also filed a point of order objecting to the trial on the basis that it’s unconstitutional. While he lost on that 55-45, with five GOP senators voting with the Democrats, his words were not lost on those with ears to hear.

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