By: KDKA-TV News Staff
PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — Republican Senator Pat Toomey is responding to the vote by some in his party earlier this week to rebuke him.READ MORE: Pennsylvania Adopts CDC's Relaxed Mask-Wearing Guidelines For Those Fully Vaccinated
Toomey told KDKA Political Editor Jon Delano that his focus is not on the Republican Party’s unhappiness with him, but rather on unifying the state party to win elections.READ MORE: Christian Ross Facing Arson Charges In Massive Fire That Destroyed Historic South Side Building
“I understand a lot of Republicans disagree with my vote to convict President Trump in the impeachment trial. I get that,” Toomey said.
“The Trump administration had many, many important accomplishments during the four years Donald Trump was President. We can disagree about his behavior after the election, but what we should focus on is how do we win elections next fall,” Toomey continued.MORE NEWS: CDC Says Vaccinated People Can Go Maskless In Most Places, But Some Businesses Still Require It
Toomey’s term expires next year and he has already said he’s not running for re-election.