George ConwayGeorge Thomas ConwayDemocrats sharpen case on second day of arguments Trump: Obama administration withheld foreign aid too 'Emotion' from Trump's legal team wins presidential plaudits MORE, husband to White House counselor Kellyanne ConwayKellyanne Elizabeth ConwayKellyanne Conway knocks Biden, talks up Sanders in Wash Post op-ed Democrats sharpen case on second day of arguments 'Emotion' from Trump's legal team wins presidential plaudits MORE and a frequent critic of President TrumpDonald John TrumpSchiff pleads to Senate GOP: 'Right matters. And the truth matters.' Anita Hill to Iowa crowd: 'Statute of limitations' for Biden apology is 'up' Sen. Van Hollen releases documents from GAO investigation MORE, on Wednesday predicted that Republicans in the Senate would break with the president and vote to remove Trump from office if the House votes to impeach.

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Conway tweeted that Republican senators would hide their decision to vote against the president until the last possible minute on the issue.

"I agree with this. There may be Republican senators who won’t say a word until the moment they say 'guilty' when the roll is called at the end of an impeachment trial," he tweeted, responding to a political commentator who argued that Republican senators would vote to impeach the president because many "privately hate" Trump.

 

Conway has in the past called for Trump to be removed from office by members of his Cabinet via provisions in the 25th Amendment.

His tweet comes as Speaker Nancy PelosiNancy PelosiDemocrats hammer abuse of power charge, allege Trump put self over country Overnight Energy: Trump issues rule replacing Obama-era waterway protections | Pelosi slams new rule as 'an outrageous assault' | Trump water policy exposes sharp divides Pelosi slams Trump administration's new water rule: 'An outrageous assault' MORE (D-Calif.) announced the beginning of a formal impeachment inquiry Tuesday afternoon, with Pelosi saying Trump "must be held accountable" for his actions.

Calls for impeachment proceedings have reached a fever pitch in Washington following reports of call between Trump and Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky in which Trump asked Zelensky to investigate the son of former Vice President Joe BidenJoe BidenSchiff pleads to Senate GOP: 'Right matters. And the truth matters.' Anita Hill to Iowa crowd: 'Statute of limitations' for Biden apology is 'up' Sen. Van Hollen releases documents from GAO investigation MORE, who is the Democratic front-runner to face Trump in the 2020 presidential election.

After those reports, Conway over the weekend once again called on the House to begin impeachment proceedings.

“Trump has already done more than enough to warrant impeachment and removal,” Conway wrote in an op-ed published by The Washington Post. “The current whistleblowing allegations, however, are even worse.”

The White House released a transcript of the call with the Ukrainian president on Wednesday. 

Biden’s name is mentioned twice on the call, according to the document, which is titled formally as a “memorandum of telephone conversation.” The document makes clear it is not a verbatim transcript of the conversation.