Full List: Where Every Senator Stands on Convicting Trump


The second impeachment trial of former President Donald J. Trump will formally begin on Tuesday after the House delivered its article of impeachment to the Senate on Monday, charging Mr. Trump with “incitement of insurrection.”

At least 17 Republican senators would need to join all 50 Democrats to convict Mr. Trump by a two-thirds majority.

Where Each Republican Senator Stands

To convict, at least 17 Republican votes are needed

Senate leaders made an agreement to pause the trial until the week of Feb. 8 to allow the prosecution and defense time to draft and exchange written legal briefs. If Mr. Trump is found guilty, the Senate could then vote to bar him from holding future office by a simple majority.

Currently, no Republican senators openly support conviction, and no Democrats have made public statements opposing conviction.





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Note: At least 67 votes in total are needed to convict Mr. Trump.

The House impeached Mr. Trump in a bipartisan vote on Jan. 13, saying he incited the violent mob that stormed the Capitol on Jan. 6.

Just over one year ago, Mr. Trump was impeached for pressuring Ukraine to investigate Joe Biden, but he was acquitted in the Senate trial with only one Republican, Senator Mitt Romney of Utah, supporting the effort to remove him from office.

The New York Times began surveying senators last week on the article of impeachment and collecting their prior public statements on the issue. Some of the statements date to when Mr. Trump was still president.

Email us at congress-whipcount@nytimes.com with updated statements.

What Senators Have Said So Far

Catherine Cortez MastoNev.

Dianne FeinsteinCalif.

“I will vote to convict Donald Trump on the article of impeachment. This situation is different than the first impeachment.”

Christopher S. MurphyConn.

Michael D. CrapoIdaho

A spokesperson confirmed that Senator Crapo is undecided.

Mitch McConnellKy.

I have not made a final decision on how I will vote and I intend to listen to the legal arguments when they are presented to the Senate.

Shelley Moore CapitoW.Va.

Mitt RomneyUtah

“During the course of an impeachment trial, Senator Romney will again be bound by his oath to ‘do impartial justice according to the Constitution and laws: So help me God.’ He will consider all of the facts and evidence presented,” a spokesperson said.

Richard C. ShelbyAla.

“I believe we need to wait and hear the evidence. If there is a trial, which would be my third as a sitting Senator, I would sit as a juror. And as a juror, I would carefully consider the evidence presented.”

Angus KingMaine

“Senator King supports proceeding to an impeachment trial in the Senate. Though there is an abundance of evidence that would assign guilt to the President for inciting a violent riot, he wants to hear all the competing evidence before reaching a final verdict,” a spokesperson said.

Sherrod BrownOhio

“On January 6th, there was a terrorist attack on our citizens, workers, and country, and we must hold everyone involved accountable – including Donald Trump.”

Benjamin L. CardinMd.

A spokesperson confirmed Senator Cardin’s position on conviction is undecided.

Tim KaineVa.

“Donald Trump has disgraced the country by fomenting a rebellion against Congress to try to stop it from doing its constitutional duty. House and Senate leadership will determine the time and manner of weighing the President’s culpability and Senator Kaine will consider all arguments and evidence presented at that time,” a spokesperson said.

Jon OssoffGa.

“Senator Ossoff is prepared to fulfill his constitutional responsibility to serve as a juror in President Trump’s impeachment trial. He will weigh the evidence presented during the trial,” a spokesperson said.

Kevin CramerN.D.

A spokesperson confirmed Senator Cramer’s position to be no.

Cindy Hyde-SmithMiss.

A spokesperson confirmed that Senator Hyde-Smith does not support convicting Trump.

Cynthia LummisWyo.

Moving forward with impeachment at this juncture will only further divide our already hurting nation.

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