Senate To Proceed With Impeachment Trial without Pelosi,
Appearing on “Hannity,” Gregg Jarrett suggested how Mitch McConnell might get around Nancy Pelosi’s stalling of the impeachment process by proceeding with a trial without her.
Jarrett says “Mitch McConnell shouldn’t be subjecting himself to the extortion of Nancy Pelosi.”
ACCORDING TO GREGG JARRETT:
The framers never envisioned a stunt pulled by a speaker of the House like Nancy Pelosi holding onto articles of impeachment.
Two decades ago it was sent over immediately, within minutes.
There was a vote to convey and transmit it. The Constitution is actually silent about that.
It doesn’t say that the Senate has to wait until it’s transmitted. It’s simply a Senate rule.
Mitch McConnell shouldn’t be subjecting himself to the extortion of Nancy Pelosi.
He can, beginning in January, simply alter the rule or eliminate it entirely and set a date for an impeachment trial.
Mitch McConnell can say, ‘Well, if you’re not going to send them over, I don’t care. We’re not going to deal with it.
Nancy Pelosi, though, could then use it as a cudgel to hit Trump over the head at every turn — add things to it.
Simply change the rule, hold a trial, do it. Do it on your own terms.
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Senate To Proceed With Impeachment Trial without Pelosi.
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