GOP senator: If Democrats want to impeach Trump, 'go to Amazon' and 'buy a spine'

Sen. John KennedyJohn Neely KennedyMORE (R-La.) on Sunday said Democrats who support impeaching President TrumpDonald John TrumpTrump conversation with foreign leader part of complaint that led to standoff between intel chief, Congress: report Pelosi: Lewandowski should have been held in contempt 'right then and there' Trump to withdraw FEMA chief nominee: report MORE should “buy a spine” and do it.

But he also said they'd regret it, pointing to polls that show a minority of voters back impeachment.

“Impeachment polls right up there with skim milk among the American people. But my advice to my Democratic friends is if you want to do it, go hard or go home,” Kennedy said on CBS’s “Face the Nation” on Sunday. “If you want to do it, go to Amazon online, buy a spine and do it. ... If you’re not going to do it, then let us get back to work.”

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Democrats are coming under rising pressure to consider impeaching Trump.

Special counsel Robert MuellerRobert (Bob) Swan MuellerLewandowski says Mueller report was 'very clear' in proving 'there was no obstruction,' despite having 'never' read it Fox's Cavuto roasts Trump over criticism of network Mueller report fades from political conversation MORE said last week in his first public remarks on his nearly two-year probe that if his office was confident President Trump had not committed a crime, "we would have said so."

He also said it would not have been possible for his team to bring charges against Trump because of Justice Department guidance that prohibits charging a sitting president. 

Kennedy said he wasn't terribly interested in Mueller's testimony because the special counsel would likely just point to his report.

The Louisiana senator did echo some other Republicans in offering support for investigating the origins of the probe. He said he wanted to know the effect that investigations of both Trump and his 2016 opponent, Hillary ClintonHillary Diane Rodham ClintonQueer Marine veteran launches House bid after incumbent California Rep. Susan Davis announces retirement Poll: Trump neck and neck with top 2020 Democrats in Florida Former immigration judge fined, temporarily banned from federal service for promoting Clinton policies MORE, had on the election.

He suggested it was possible that a “small handful of people acted on their beliefs” and might have affected the campaign through their investigations.