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DOCUMENTS OF COURSE WERE SOUGHT BY THE HOUSE DEMOCRATS BUT BY THE HOUSE DEMOCRATS BUT BLOCKED BY THE WHITE HOUSE BLOCKED BY THE WHITE HOUSE DURING THE HOUSE IMPEACHMENT DURING THE HOUSE IMPEACHMENT PROCESS PROCESS

NOW MITCH McCONNELL HAS MADE IT NOW MITCH McCONNELL HAS MADE IT CLEAR HE’S NOT INTERESTED IN ANY CLEAR HE’S NOT INTERESTED IN ANY OF THAT OF THAT I MEAN EVEN BEFORE TRUMP WAS I MEAN EVEN BEFORE TRUMP WAS IMPEACHED McCONNELL WENT ON IMPEACHED McCONNELL WENT ON TRUMP TV TO LOOK INTO THE CAMERA TRUMP TV TO LOOK INTO THE CAMERA AND ANNOUNCE HE IS ESSENTIALLY AND ANNOUNCE HE IS ESSENTIALLY NOT GOING TO RUN A FAIR TRIAL, NOT GOING TO RUN A FAIR TRIAL, THAT HE’S GOING TO DO WHATEVER THAT HE’S GOING TO DO WHATEVER TRUMP AND HIS ALLIES TELL HIM TO TRUMP AND HIS ALLIES TELL HIM TO DO DO >> EVERYTHING I DO DURING THIS >> EVERYTHING I DO DURING THIS I’M COORDINATING WITH WHITE I’M COORDINATING WITH WHITE HOUSE COUNSEL

HOUSE COUNSEL THERE WILL BE NO DIFFERENCE THERE WILL BE NO DIFFERENCE BETWEEN THE PRESIDENT’S POSITION BETWEEN THE PRESIDENT’S POSITION AND OUR POSITION AS TO HOW TO AND OUR POSITION AS TO HOW TO HANDLE THIS HANDLE THIS WE’LL BE WORKING THROUGH THIS WE’LL BE WORKING THROUGH THIS PROCESS HOPEFULLY IN A FAIRLY PROCESS HOPEFULLY IN A FAIRLY SHORT PERIOD OF TIME IN TOTAL SHORT PERIOD OF TIME IN TOTAL COORDINATION WITH THE WHITE COORDINATION WITH THE WHITE HOUSE COUNSEL’S OFFICE AND THE HOUSE COUNSEL’S OFFICE AND THE PEOPLE WHO ARE REPRESENTING THE PEOPLE WHO ARE REPRESENTING THE PRESIDENT PRESIDENT

>> IT’S KIND AFFEN AMAZING >> IT’S KIND AFFEN AMAZING ADMISSION, RIGHT, HE’S NOT EVEN ADMISSION, RIGHT, HE’S NOT EVEN PRETENDING PRETENDING TOTAL COORDINATION, NO REAL TOTAL COORDINATION, NO REAL TRIAL TRIAL THAT’S WHERE THINGS STAND

THAT’S WHERE THINGS STAND WE HAVE THIS PARTISAN STANDOFF WE HAVE THIS PARTISAN STANDOFF BETWEEN NANCY PELOSI IN THE BETWEEN NANCY PELOSI IN THE HOUSE AND WHAT HAPPENS NEXT IS HOUSE AND WHAT HAPPENS NEXT IS LARGELY IN THE HANDS OF A LARGELY IN THE HANDS OF A HANDFUL OF SENATE REPUBLICANS HANDFUL OF SENATE REPUBLICANS HERE’S HOW THE MATH WORKS HERE’S HOW THE MATH WORKS

YOU NEED 51 VOTES TO SET THE YOU NEED 51 VOTES TO SET THE RULES OF THE IMPEACHMENT TRIAL, RULES OF THE IMPEACHMENT TRIAL, A MAJORITY OF THE SENATE A MAJORITY OF THE SENATE THERE ARE 53 REPUBLICANS IN THE THERE ARE 53 REPUBLICANS IN THE SENATE SO FOUR REPUBLICAN WOULD SENATE SO FOUR REPUBLICAN WOULD HAVE TO BREAK McCONNELL TO SET HAVE TO BREAK McCONNELL TO SET RULES THAT WOULD RESULT IN A RULES THAT WOULD RESULT IN A REAL ACTUAL TRIAL AS CALLED FOR REAL ACTUAL TRIAL AS CALLED FOR BY CHUCK SCHUMER AS ENVISIONED BY CHUCK SCHUMER AS ENVISIONED IN THE CONSTITUTION IN THE CONSTITUTION SO THE BIG QUESTION IS KIND OF A SO THE BIG QUESTION IS KIND OF A POLITICAL ONE AT THIS POINT, ARE POLITICAL ONE AT THIS POINT, ARE THERE ANY CRACKS AMONG SENATE THERE ANY CRACKS AMONG SENATE REPUBLICANS? REPUBLICANS? ARE THERE ANY WILLING TO CROSS ARE THERE ANY WILLING TO CROSS THE AISLE AND JOIN WITH THE AISLE AND JOIN WITH DEMOCRATS ON PROCEDURAL VOTES? DEMOCRATS ON PROCEDURAL VOTES? THERE ARE A HANDFUL ONE COULD THERE ARE A HANDFUL ONE COULD IMAGINE BREAKING WITH THE HOUSE, IMAGINE BREAKING WITH THE HOUSE, BUT SO FAR WE REALLY HAVEN’T BUT SO FAR WE REALLY HAVEN’T HEARD SOLID OBJECTS TO HEARD SOLID OBJECTS TO McCONNELL’S STATED POSITION ON McCONNELL’S STATED POSITION ON COORDINATION

COORDINATION THAT’S UNTIL NOW THAT’S UNTIL NOW ON TUESDAY SENATOR MURKOWSKI ON TUESDAY SENATOR MURKOWSKI DECLARED YOU CAN’T HAVE A REAL DECLARED YOU CAN’T HAVE A REAL TRIAL IF THE PEOPLE IN CHARGE TRIAL IF THE PEOPLE IN CHARGE ARE WORKING IN LOCK STEP WITH ARE WORKING IN LOCK STEP WITH THE DEFENSE THE DEFENSE

LISTEN TO WHAT SHE TOLD TO AN LISTEN TO WHAT SHE TOLD TO AN AFFILIATE ABOUT HER REACTION TO AFFILIATE ABOUT HER REACTION TO THOSE McCONNELL COMMENTS THOSE McCONNELL COMMENTS >> IN FAIRNESS WHEN I HEARD >> IN FAIRNESS WHEN I HEARD THAT, I WAS DISTURBED THAT, I WAS DISTURBED TO ME IT MEANS WE HAVE TO TAKE TO ME IT MEANS WE HAVE TO TAKE THAT STEP BACK FROM BEING HAND THAT STEP BACK FROM BEING HAND IN GLOVE WITH THE DEFENSE

IN GLOVE WITH THE DEFENSE AND SO I — I HEARD WHAT LEADER AND SO I — I HEARD WHAT LEADER McCONNELL HAD SAID McCONNELL HAD SAID I HAPPEN TO THINK THAT THAT HAS I HAPPEN TO THINK THAT THAT HAS FURTHER CONFUSED THE PROCESS FURTHER CONFUSED THE PROCESS

>> FURTHER CONFUSED THE PROCESS >> FURTHER CONFUSED THE PROCESS NOW, MURKOWSKI IS AN INTERESTING NOW, MURKOWSKI IS AN INTERESTING CASE CASE SHE’S BEEN A THORN IN SHE’S BEEN A THORN IN McCONNELL’S SIDE ON A NUMBER OF McCONNELL’S SIDE ON A NUMBER OF ISSUES

ISSUES PERHAPS NOTABLY WHEN SHE WAS ONE PERHAPS NOTABLY WHEN SHE WAS ONE OF THE NO VOTES AGAINST OF THE NO VOTES AGAINST REPUBLICAN EFFORTS TO REPEAL REPUBLICAN EFFORTS TO REPEAL OBAMACARE OBAMACARE AND HER STANCE REPRESENTS A AND HER STANCE REPRESENTS A CRACK, A REAL CRACK PUBLICLY IN CRACK, A REAL CRACK PUBLICLY IN McCONNELL’S EFFORTS TO FOREGO A McCONNELL’S EFFORTS TO FOREGO A REAL TRIAL

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