The censure has no practical effect in itself
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The conservative lawmaker is facing angry rank-and-file state Republican Party committee members and the potential of a censure vote, a symbolic gesture that may have no real effect on the senator since he isn’t seeking reelection next year.
Pennsylvania’s Republican Party may meet to discuss censuring U.S. Sen. Pat Toomey over his vote to convict Donald Trump during the former president’s second impeachment trial.
Only four of the court’s seven justices participated in the argument, and there was no indication when they might rule.