Adam Schiff appeared on The View Monday, where he defended Pelosi on holding the articles of impeachment from the Senate.
Schiff made the claim that Pelosi’s delay put pressure on Mitch McConnell and Senate Republicans to allow witnesses at the impeachment trial, something which Schiff and Dems have been pushing for all along.
He said, “I don’t anticipate that Mitch McConnell is going to change his mind but what I am hoping is that the public pressure to have a fair trial will mean that these moderate Republican members of the Senate will insist on hearing from people like John Bolton and Mick Mulvaney and others who have first information about the president’s effort to shake down a foreign leader to help him cheat in an election.”
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Rep. Adam Schiff: “If McConnell succeeds in dismissing this case without witnesses it will be the first impeachment case— not just involving a president