in the vicinityVideoSen. Lindsey Graham on impeachment delay: Nancy Pelosi has the remorse of the buyer
Democrats President Trump deny it its day in court, because, “you know, your case is fucked up,” says South Carolina Senator Lindsey Graham, the Republican Chairman of the Senate Judiciary Committee.
House Majority Leader Steny Hoyer, D-Md., announced on Thursday afternoon that it is not a house any more, until Jan. 7, whereupon the cheers of his Democratic colleagues in the chamber.
The announcement is not the confirmation that the house to approve impeachment Manager, or send the two of the indictment to the Senate until the beginning of the new year.
The decision drew the IRE of Republicans, who control the Senate, where the process against Trump-occurrence of charges of abuse of power and obstruction of Congress.
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“It is a mystery to me, as the speaker and the democratic leader in the Senate think, the reluctance of the indictment and does not send you gives you leverage,” Senate majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., told reporters on Thursday. “Honestly, I’m anxious to get the trial version… If you [think House Speaker Nancy Pelosi] that their case is so weak, she wants to send you over, throw me in the briar patch”.
Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer, D-NY, met with McConnell on Thursday afternoon and told him that the Democrats want to introduce new witnesses and documents in the next phase of the impeachment process.
“Sen Schumer, sen. McConnell asked to take account of sen. Schumer’s proposal, over the holidays, because sen. Schumer and his group believe that the witnesses and documents are essential to a fair Senate trial,” Justin Goodman, a spokesman for Schumer, said in a statement.
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McConnell, in a statement called the conversation between him and Schumer “cordial” but said that the two parties remain in a “cul-de-SAC,” accusing Schumer continued, “the demand for a new and different set of rules” for the study.
Pelosi sent a letter to house Democrats late Thursday to the call of the last days is an important day for the Constitution of the United States and a dark day for America votes “.”
They also thanked their group, “for outstanding moral courage, and has shown not only yesterday but every day this prayerful process.”
“We have the democracy defends the people: in honor of the vision to defend our founders for a Republic, the sacrifices of our men and women in uniform, and the aspirations of our children live freely in it,” she said.
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Signaling unit within her party, Pelosi went on to quote the St. Crispin’s Day speech from Shakespeare’s “Henry V” is best known for the use of the terminology “band of brothers”.
“We few, we happy few, we band of brothers; for whoever sheds today his blood with me is my brother”, the citation said in part.