'Pro-insurrection' Marco Rubio goes down in flames for calling impeachment a 'waste of time'
Sen. Marco Rubio (R-FL) called impeachment a "waste of time," and he was drowned in fury and ridicule for sucking up to former president Donald Trump.
The Florida Republican made clear he would not vote to convict Trump for inciting a violent insurrection Jan. 6 at the U.S. Capitol in a last-ditch effort to stop the certification of President Joe Biden's election win.
"Waste of time impeachment isn't about accountability," Rubio tweeted. "It's about demands from vengeance from the radical left. And a new 'show' for the 'Political Entertainment Industry.'"
Waste of time impeachment isn’t about accountability It’s about demands from vengeance from the radical left And… https://t.co/g5abbsz2Ii— Marco Rubio (@Marco Rubio)1611667144.0
Rubio's tweet was swiftly condemned by other social media users.
@marcorubio Right, who cares that the president "incited" an "insurrection" that "stormed the Capitol" and "murdere… https://t.co/cO9OVSJNjP— Kevin M. Kruse (@Kevin M. Kruse)1611667385.0
@marcorubio Just say you're pro-insurrection— Grudgie the Whale (@Grudgie the Whale)1611667530.0
@marcorubio You think Liz Cheney and Mitt Romney are part of the “radical left”? If anything, convicting Trump is… https://t.co/q3N3XVqwFu— Christian Vanderbrouk (@Christian Vanderbrouk)1611667301.0
@UrbanAchievr @marcorubio It’s amazing what this guy will now say and do because Ivanka is now living in Florida.— Steven Greenwald (@Steven Greenwald)1611667643.0
@marcorubio It’s... actually about accountability. It’s okay, everybody understands you don’t know what that word means.— Elie Mystal (@Elie Mystal)1611669493.0
@marcorubio Waste of time. Yup. Let’s hold 20 more Benghazi hearings. Or maybe try to take healthcare away form millions 79 more times— Jaynie's Got a Bun (@Jaynie's Got a Bun)1611668936.0
@marcorubio Five Americans died because Donald Trump couldn't accept that he lost. How many American deaths would… https://t.co/UoQlParNhT— Josh Jordan (@Josh Jordan)1611669744.0
@marcorubio You’re calling the left radical when Trump’s sycophants literally invaded the Capitol?— Andrew Dolberg (@Andrew Dolberg)1611667195.0
@marcorubio If not impeachment, curious to know what accountability looks like for a president who incited his foll… https://t.co/BJPW8fT63n— Hugo Lowell (@Hugo Lowell)1611669947.0
@marcorubio I’m old enough to remember when Marco Rubio was called “the Savior of the Republican Party.” To be clea… https://t.co/ZJbGLSOyGm— Russell Drew (@Russell Drew)1611668608.0
@marcorubio We. Will. Never. Forget. https://t.co/zOhSEGu48p— CarrieT 🇺🇸 (@CarrieT 🇺🇸)1611667514.0
@marcorubio REMINDER: Republicans investigated four (4) deaths in Benghazi for 853 days https://t.co/0heYf8cdPv— 𝚋𝚊𝚡𝚝𝚎𝚛 𝚋𝚎𝚊𝚗 (@𝚋𝚊𝚡𝚝𝚎𝚛 𝚋𝚎𝚊𝚗)1611667812.0
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