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House Chief Deputy Whip Dan Kildee, D-Mich., House Speaker defends Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., and criticized her Senate counterpart, in the midst of the controversy surrounding the speaker, the decision not to release the indictment at a hearing in the Senate.
“It is the right decision,” Kildee told CNN on Thursday. “The house of representatives is not absent from the Senate trial. We are not the type of audience.”
He added: “We have to appoint impeachment managers and organize the housing to the structure, the Senate comes in, in terms of our case in the most persuasive manner. The decision on who the prosecution Manager, which in part, determines how the Senate organizes the exam.”
Kildee also accused Senate majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., play ” games.”
“He has an important responsibility in the framework of the Constitution, not to defend-just to the President but to the conduct of a hearing in a full and open and fair fashion would,” he said. “So, if he is willing, then it is obvious that we appoint a Manager and send that information to the article, over.”
CLYBURN SAYS PELOSI IS NOT THE SURRENDER CHARGE, BECAUSE SHE IS NOT SURE OF THE “PROCESS” IN THE SENATE
He added that the “burden of proof” was on McConnell. “But the burden, the responsibility no longer lies with Senator McConnell as dull and get about the business of the organization of this study,” he said.
House majority whip James Clyburn, D-S. C., defended as Pelosi, claiming Democrats were still not sure that the process would implement the Republicans in the Senate.
According to house Democrats, Trump accused showed Pelosi that McConnell worked closely with the White house.
“Let me tell you what I consider a “fair trial”,” Pelosi said. “This is what I consider a fair process — leader McConnell has stated that he is not impartial juror, that he is going to his cues, in quotation marks, from the White house, and he works in complete coordination with the White House counsel’s office.”
MCCONNELL HIT FOR THE IMPEACHMENT VOTE WITH A TRUMP CARD-BUT THE DEMS DID THE SAME WITH CLINTON
McConnell responded by arguing that Pelosi, that impeachment push was a disaster.
“I’m glad to have that leading Democrats seem to have buyer’s remorse about the least fair, least thorough and the most rushed of the question of confidence in the American story,” he tweeted. “The you should also. But in the interest of the country, I would like to have had but understanding, dawned on you yesterday.”
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On Friday, Trump also Pelosi criticized, the complaints about the fairness in the Senate.
“To see So interesting, Nancy Pelosi are calling for fairness from @senatemajldr McConnell, as they presided over the most unfair hearing in the history of the Congress of the United States!” he tweeted.