Senator Marco Rubio (R-FL) took to Twitter Monday in an attempt to explain why he plans to vote for the acquittal of President Donald Trump when the Senate takes a formal vote on Wednesday, but his excuses were quickly shot down by others on social media.

Prior to the Senate hearing closing arguments in Trump’s impeachment trial Monday, Rubio posted this:

Pretty weak explanation, and it didn’t long before Rubio was pelted with ridicule:

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