6 reasons Pelosi’s Senate obstruction gambit on impeachment articles is a disaster

6 reasons Pelosi’s Senate obstruction gambit on impeachment articles is a disaster

[Ed. – Let them count the ways.]

1) After impeaching Trump for supposed obstruction of House, Pelosi moves to obstruct the Senate

Pelosi said she’ll wait to send over the articles until she finds out how the Senate will conduct the trial, which looks a lot like obstructing the Senate, given that the Constitution clearly states that the Senate has “the sole power to try all [i]mpeachments.” …

2) After denying Trump any due process, Pelosi is now denying him a speedy trial

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One of the big complaints about the House investigation was that the process followed by Pelosi and Rep. Adam Schiff, D-Calif., and Rep. Jerry Nadler, D-N.Y., denied the president any due process rights. …

3) Pelosi has no leverage

Preventing people from wasting their time on something that they don’t want to waste their time on is not a victory.

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