Wolf Blitzer had to remind Sen. Mazie Hirono that Trump was acquitted

Wolf Blitzer had to remind Sen. Mazie Hirono that Trump was acquitted
Mazie Hirono (Image: Grabien video screen grab)

[Ed. – Denial is one thing, but this ditz is certifiable.]

She was in the room on Wednesday when they counted the votes, and when Chief Justice John Roberts announced the Senate impeachment trial of President Trump had concluded. There weren’t enough votes to convict him, so that was that. So it was pretty strange when Sen. Mazie Hirono (D-HI) argued with CNN’s Wolf Blitzer on Thursday about how the president had been acquitted.

“Wolf,” Hirono interrupted, laughing. “He wasn’t acquitted. It was a rigged trial.”

She explained.

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“You don’t get acquitted when you don’t even get to call witnesses.”…

Blitzer had to point out the obvious.

“There was a roll call, guilty or not guilty,” he reminded her. “Not guilty was the majority and the Chief Justice announced that he was acquitted.”

That should have settled things, but Hirono went on to suggest that the American public saw things differently. …

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