Senator Lindsey Graham is fighting President Donald Trump’s impeachment case on Twitter and every media outlet that will have him. Senator Mitch McConnell is swatting down Democratic demands and pledging to acquit the president.
But behind the scenes, Sen. Mike Lee is quietly playing a crucial role coordinating with Trump and his legal team ahead of the impeachment trial.
The Utah Republican is working with the White House to track the wide-ranging viewpoints within the Republican Senate majority, including his Utah colleague and impeachment wild card Mitt Romney. That relationship could prove critical when the Senate considers difficult votes on witnesses or other motions, and ultimately on the president’s acquittal or conviction.