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 TrumpConway defends herself against Hatch Act allegations amid threat of subpoena How to defuse Gulf tensions and avoid war with Iran Trump says 'stubborn child' Fed 'blew it' by not cutting rates 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 MuellerKamala Harris says her Justice Dept would have 'no choice' but to prosecute Trump for obstruction Dem committees win new powers to investigate Trump Schiff says Intel panel will hold 'series' of hearings on Mueller report 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 ClintonThe Hill's Morning Report - Crunch time arrives for 2020 Dems with debates on deck The Memo: All eyes on faltering Biden ahead of first debate Trump says he's not prepared to lose in 2020 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.