BOOM:MCCONNELL SHREDS HOUSE’S ‘SLAPDASH’ IMPEACHMENT INVESTIGATION, HITS SCHUMER FOR WANTING NEW WITNESSES
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell on Tuesday ripped House Democrats’ impeachment proceedings against President Donald Trump as the “most unfair” in U.S. history and rejected Democrats’ call for new witnesses as part of the Senate trial.
“It is not the Senate’s job to leap into the breach and search desperately for ways to get to guilty,” McConnell, R-Ky., said. “The fact that my colleague is already desperate to sign up the Senate for new fact-finding … which House Democrats themselves were too impatient to see through, well, that suggests something to me. It suggests that even Democrats who do not like this president are beginning to realize how dramatically insufficient the House’s rushed process has been.”
“By any ordinary legal standard, what House Democrats have assembled appears to be woefully inadequate to prove what they want to allege,” McConnell said.
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