Gowdy: Pelosi has no constitutional authority to dictate rules of Senate impeachment trial

Gowdy: Pelosi has no constitutional authority to dictate rules of Senate impeachment trial
Trey Gowdy reacts to Peter Strzok, July 2018. CBS News video

[Ed. – The Democrats are aware of this in much the same way they were aware that the process they set up for impeachment was grossly unfair and ignored the president’s right to due process.]

Former prosecutor and Republican Congressman Trey Gowdy is weighing in on House Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s continued refusal to turn over two articles of impeachment against President Trump to the Senate for a trial.

“If he [President Trump] really is an existential threat [sic] the Republic, if he really has committed conduct that should result in his removal from office, then why would you not send it onto the Senate? The Constitution gives the House no role in deciding how this trial takes place. It is exclusively within the province of the Senate,” Gowdy said during an interview with Fox News. …

Gowdy also took on the issue of “impartial jurors.”

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“You had Eric Swalwell investigating the president while he was trying to become president,” Gowdy said. “The jury has already made up its mind.”

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