Schumer’s Hail Mary Bid to Save Dems’ Disastrous Impeachment Drive
|“Senate Democratic leader Chuck Schumer knows his House colleagues bungled their ‘impeachment inquiry’ so badly that they managed to shift public opinion markedly against removing the president. So he’s hoping for a do-over,” the New York Post editorial board writes.|
“In other words: do more fishing in hopes of getting something that might damage President Trump.” Here’s the problem: “Schumer is simply supposed to be part of the jury, along with the other 99 senators — and jurors don’t decide the witness list.”
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