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‘God wants you to convict Trump’: Marco Rubio’s latest Bible quote drowned in scorn

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Sen. Marco Rubio (R-FL) on Tuesday posted yet another Bible verse on his Twitter account — and was instantly berated by his followers for his impending vote to acquit President Donald Trump.

In an early morning tweet, the Florida Senator posted a quote from Psalms 86:7 that read, “On the day of my distress I call to you, for you will answer me.”

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Rubio regularly posts Bible quotes on his Twitter account, although this particular quote really seemed to raise the ire of his followers because it came just a day before Rubio is set to vote to let Trump off the hook for abuse of power and obstruction of Congress charges.

“God wants you to convict Trump!” wrote one follower.

Check out some of the other reactions below.

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