“While President Pelosi sent these background couriers to tie down the Senate,” Cramer said, referring to the house’s liquidation leaders, “he sent the rest of the house home instead of leaving them here to do the actual work of the American people.”
Although the House is not expected to vote this week or next week, the legislative calendar has indicated that the timeframe has been set for committee work, which is likely to focus on shaping legislation for President Joe Biden’s aid package for Covid.
In recent weeks, many GOP senators have made it clear that they do not believe the trial would be constitutional, an argument that is expected to focus on Trump’s lawyers for the indictment. Cramer was among several GOP senators who prompted the Trump team to focus on arguments about the process rather than adjudicating claims of unreliable election fraud.
“The point here is to avoid conviction. It’s not a great moment to get political points, ”Cramer said at the time. – And I don’t think election litigation is a winning strategy. I think the success rate is lower than for Hail Mary in the Super Bowl.