Florida Sen. Rick Scott took a hit at Democrat lawmakers during day three of the Senate impeachment trial. On Thursday, Scott called out House impeachment manager Adam Schiff for trying to keep President Trump from being reelected. He emphasized that Schiff doesn’t trust American voters.
Sen. Joni Ernst (R-Iowa) is slamming Democrats for applying a double standard when it comes to how the Obama administration handled Ukraine aid compared to President Trump.
As the impeachment trial continues it’s hours-long sessions in the Senate, members of the jury are reportedly bending some of the rules in order to keep their sanity.
On Wednesday, Joe Biden finally admitted his conflict of interest over his son Hunter’s dealings in Ukraine. While speaking on the campaign trail in Iowa, the former vice president said the Burisma scheme appeared to “look bad.” However, he reiterated his claim that Hunter did “nothing wrong.”
Arguments and accusations from House prosecutors marked the second day of the Senate impeachment trial. The trial kicked off Wednesday with two-hours of opening statements.
President Trump blasted Democrat lawmakers, following their opening statements in day two of the Senate impeachment trial. He took to Twitter Thursday to state that their arguments, specifically those of lead impeachment manager Adam Schiff’s, were full “lies and misrepresentations.”
The ongoing impeachment trial has presented a challenge for 2020 hopefuls who are seeking to ramp-up campaign efforts before early voting begins next month. This week, senators are stuck in Washington sitting in as jurors in the impeachment trial for President Trump. This means Bernie Sanders, Elizabeth Warren and Amy Klobuchar will miss out on crucial campaign days during a key stretch in their campaigns.
2020 presidential hopeful Joe Biden said the idea for a “witness swap” in the impeachment trial is off the table. When asked by voters Wednesday if he would consider testifying in exchange for the testimony of other Trump officials, Biden dismissed the idea.
Rep. Mark Meadows (R-N.C.) recently clarified the role of the House GOP members on President Trump’s defense team. He said they are not making arguments on the Senate floor, but are helping prep the White House for amendments and other trial procedures. One America’s John Hines spoke with Rep. Meadows and has more from Capitol Hill.