Four ways Repub­li­cans are try­ing to pun­ish Democ­rats for Trump con­vic­tion

Four ways Republicans are trying to punish Democrats for Trump conviction

Con­gres­sion­al Repub­li­cans furi­ous about for­mer Pres­i­dent Don­ald Trump’s con­vic­tion by a Man­hat­tan jury last week are prepar­ing a series of coun­ter­punch­es to hit back at Democ­rats.
The his­toric tri­al caused an uproar among Repub­li­cans, and Trump’s allies have raced to his aid, con­demn­ing those who con­tributed to his con­vic­tion and putting forth actions to pun­ish those they believe caused it.
After blast­ing the deci­sion in pub­lic state­ments and media appear­ances, law­mak­ers are back­ing up their words with some polit­i­cal mus­cle.
Delay­ing votes in the Sen­ate
A group of 10 GOP sen­a­tors vowed to com­bat Demo­c­ra­t­ic judi­cial and polit­i­cal appointees, along with dis­al­low­ing any “non-secu­ri­ty relat­ed fund­ing for this admin­is­tra­tion or any appro­pri­a­tions bill which funds par­ti­san law­fare” and “expe­dit­ed con­sid­er­a­tion and pas­sage of Demo­c­rat leg­is­la­tion or author­i­ties that are not direct­ly rel­e­vant to the safe­ty of …