nearvideo leading house Democrats defend Pelosi, blame McConnell for the delay in the Senate impeachment proceedings
“Fox and friends” hosts discuss the Democrats are bracing for the Senate impeachment proceedings.
Progressive Caucus co-Chairman Mark Pocan, D-Wis., Senate Republicans of “breaking the rules accused” on Friday, when he votes on their coordination with the White house when planning for a study after the house impeachment.
“[Senate majority Leader] Mitch McConnell already said, he works hand-in-hand with the White house on this,” Pocan said. “He is not an impartial juror. This is, again, break the rules, there is.”
Pocan made, the comments by CNN on Friday, as House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., Criticism of their decision to withhold two of the indictment by the Senate.
According to Pocan, Pelosi was trying to “simply to follow the Senate rules, so that the American people can really see the truth, the front-and-center.” He said that the Senate Republicans needed to let White house officials to testify, in a distance-study would.
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Pocan’s office did not immediately respond to Fox News’ request for comment.
Pocan also took issue with President Trump’s refusal to comply with the congressional subpoena, something he said was “illegal”.
LEADING HOUSE DEFENDS THE PELOSI, BLAME MCCONNELL FOR THE DELAY IN THE SENATE IMPEACHMENT PROCEEDINGS
McConnell has not claimed objected to Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer are the requirements for subpoenas, it is the Senate has the task of collecting the facts in an impeachment — care the role of the house impeachment inquiry.
“What I have always been Senator [Chuck] is in favour of Schumer, is exactly the same way we did in the Clinton impeachment dealt with 20 years ago, he [Schumer] voted in favor of,” McConnell said on Fox News.
During former President Bill Clinton’s impeachment, the Senate Democrats, as well as coordinated with the White house.
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Pelosi delay was absurd, McConnell argued.
“She seems to think it is, you can tell us how to run the test version,” McConnell told “Fox & Friends,” argues that the transmission of indictment, order accepted by the Constitution.
“There’s nothing we can do to the speaker the papers on sends, so that everyone can enjoy the holidays,” he added.
Fox News’ Joshua Nelson and Ronn Blitzer contributed to this report.