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Romney says Senate impeachment trial after Trump has left office is constitutional

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U.S. Senator Mitt Romney (R-UT) speaks to reporters on Capitol Hill in Washington, U.S. January 19, 2021.Erin Scott | ReutersSen. Mitt Romney, R-Utah, said on Sunday that former President Donald Trump’s Senate impeachment trial is constitutional and that Trump’s alleged involvement in the U.S. Capitol riot is an impeachable offense.Romney’s comments come after several Senate Republicans have voiced support for a disputed legal argument that holding a Senate trial after a president has left office is unconstitutional.”It’s pretty clear that the effort is constitutional,” Romney said during an interview on CNN. “I believe that what is being …

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