Tim Scott argues Trump ver­dict has unit­ed GOP behind for­mer pres­i­dent

Tim Scott argues Trump verdict has united GOP behind former president

Sen. Tim Scott (R‑SC) argued that the recent ver­dict against for­mer Pres­i­dent Don­ald Trump has unit­ed the Repub­li­can Par­ty, with even those orig­i­nal­ly opposed to a sec­ond Trump pres­i­den­cy now in sup­port of the for­mer pres­i­dent.
Trump was found guilty of all 34 counts in his hush mon­ey tri­al in Man­hat­tan on Thurs­day, mak­ing him the first for­mer Unit­ed States pres­i­dent to be con­vict­ed of a felony crime. Many have argued that this ver­dict could boost sup­port for the for­mer pres­i­dent in the pres­i­den­tial elec­tion. Scott affirmed that there is “no doubt” there has been uni­fi­ca­tion with­in his own par­ty in sup­port­ing Trump.
“With­out any ques­tion, what we’ve seen is ‘Nev­er Trumpers’ call­ing me and say­ing, ‘Tim, I’m on the band­wag­on now! I’ve seen this two-tier jus­tice sys­tem work­ing against the pres­i­dent of the Unit­ed States; it could work against me too,’” Scott said on Fox News Sun­day. “I’ve see …