RALEIGH, N.C.: The North Carolina Republican Party is expected to vote Monday on whether to censure Sen. Richard Burr over his vote to convict former President Donald Trump during Trumps second impeachment trial.
Party spokesman Tim Wigginton told multiple news outlets Sunday that the groups central committee would meet for the vote Monday night.
Burr is one of seven Republicans who voted to convict Trump of incitement of insurrection. Burr initially voted against the trials constitutionality, but said he resolved to be an impartial juror once the full Senate decided to proceed.
North Carolina GOP Chairman Michael Whatley said in a statement Saturday that Burrs vote to convict in a trial that he declared unconstitutional is shocking and disappointing.
Burr said in a statement after the trial that Trump bears responsibility for the riot at the U.S. Capitol on Jan. 6.
The evidence is compelling that President Trump is guilty of inciting an insurrection against a coequal branch of…