Wyoming state Senator Anthony Bouchard launched his 2022 campaign to unseat Cheney in just days after she voted to impeach Trump.
The Senate Minority Leader has said he would not hesitate to wade in if the former president endorses candidates that will endanger the party's chances of regaining control of the Senate.
The Kansas City Star's editorial board wrote that Hawley and other Republicans who voted to acquit Trump are "making future sedition more likely."
House impeachment manager Delegate Stacey Plaskett on Sunday said that Democrats "needed more senators with spines" for a conviction.
The Ohio Republican said Trump's "inexcusable actions and words must be addressed" by the criminal justice system.
The U.K. prime minister discussed the impeachment trial's outcome and his early work with the new Biden administration during a Sunday morning interview.
"We've opened Pandora's Box here, and I'm sad for the country," said the Republican senator from South Carolina on Sunday.
Cassidy, alongside six fellow Republican senators, voted to convict the former president of inciting last month's insurrection at the U.S. Capitol.
"I was very proud of some of the folks who stood up and did the right thing," the Maryland governor said Sunday of senators who voted to convict Trump.
Some Republicans are calling for the GOP senator, who doesn't plan to run in 2022, to be formally censured.
The Illinois congressman was one of just 10 House Republicans who voted to impeach the former president in January.
The Maine Republican senator said the former president had subordinated "the interests of the country to his own selfish interests."
"Like so many other men living in Florida, Donald Trump has once again escaped from justice," Colin Jost said.
In his first public response to Trump's acquittal, President Biden said his predecessor's actions and the Capitol riot had been a reminder that "democracy is fragile."
In Saturday Night Live's cold open, the Fox News host brought out a series of Trump allies to give their thoughts after the former president was acquitted in the Senate.
"My opening advice was don't do anything to screw it up. Don't piss anyone off," the Republican senator said.
"President Trump is still liable for everything he did while in office," the Senate Minority Leader said. "We have a criminal justice system in this country. We have civil litigation."
Meanwhile, 89 percent of U.S. adults with no college degree want the former president to remain at the forefront of politics, the new CNBC survey found.
After the vote, the former president thanked the senators for the acquittal, railed against Democrats, and vowed to continue his MAGA movement this year.
Senators Susan Collins, Mitt Romney, Lisa Murkowski, Ben Sasse, Patrick Toomey, Bill Cassidy and Richard Burr joined all of their Democratic colleagues to vote for a conviction on Saturday.
"Do I think the president's unpopularity has declined? Unquestionably, absolutely, no doubt," Mark Weaver, a Republican strategist, told Newsweek.
Donald Trump's second acquittal in the Senate raises questions about whether the former president will seek federal office again.
Seven Republican senators joined Democrats in voting to convict former president Donald Trump during his second impeachment trial, but Alaska's Murkowski is the first up for re-election in 2022.
Democrats are accused of capitulating to GOP threats after they won a surprise 55-45 vote to call witnesses in Trump's impeachment trial before declining to do so just hours later.
Democrats wanted to know about the House minority leader's conversation with the former president on the day of the Capitol riot.
The second impeachment trial of former President Donald Trump was briefly derailed Saturday morning, after House managers pushed to have witnesses called.
The Republican senator earlier said Saturday that Republicans could call Democratic House Speaker Nancy Pelosi as a witness in former President Donald Trump's second impeachment trial.
The senator's statement refers to new questions that have emerged surrounding Pence's safety on the day of the violent insurrection, and how much Trump knew about the attack.
Senate GOP Leader Mitch McConnell will vote to acquit former President Donald Trump, he told colleagues on Saturday.
Philadelphia city commissioner Al Schmidt tagged Mitch McConnell in a tweet saying "please consider when voting your conscience."