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Three more GOP impeachers face their primary juries

Reps. Peter Meijer, Jaime Herrera Beutler and Dan Newhouse will learn their political fate on Tuesday. Four of the 10 House Republicans who voted to impeach have opted to retire rather than face almost certain defeat in their primary races. Just one Republican who voted for impeachment has secured his party nomination for the November general election, in large part because Trump never endorsed a challenger. The anti-Trump faction of the party hopes that at least some victories come among the trio of the trio. “It would be a shame to see them not return, because they contribute a lot, are very productive and, I think, represent their districts very well,” Newhouse said after his Friday floor speech.

There remains a chance that all 10 Republicans who voted to impeach Trump will be swept out of Congress by the end of the year. Cheney and Kinzinger took the highest profiles in attacking Trump and his role in the insurrection. Rice spent the final days of his primary last month castigating Trump in national television interviews and calling impeachment the true “conservative vote” in defense of the constitution. Meijer faces a unique political situation in which his district lines were redrawn through the decennial redistricting and now sits in a district that Biden won two years ago. The Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee has launched a nearly $500,000 campaign attempting to boost his Trump-endorsed opponent, John Gibbs, whose campaign is basically broke and unable to air its own ads.

Newhouse: "Our country needed a leader, and President Trump failed to fulfill his oath of office" Kinzinger: "If they all lose, I think it means we're doomed in the near term