McConnell Rigs Senate Rules To Hide Trump Impeachment Witnesses

Mitch McConnell is rigging the rules of the Senate to hide witnesses with new, damaging information about Donald Trump.

“Senator Mitch McConnell, the majority leader, unveiled ground rules on Monday for President Trump’s impeachment trial that would attempt to speed the proceeding along and refuse to admit the evidence against the president unearthed by the House without a separate vote.

Mr. McConnell, Republican of Kentucky, showed his hand hours after Mr. Trump’s legal team called on the Senate to “swiftly reject” the impeachment charges and acquit him, arguing that Democrats would “permanently weaken the presidency” if they succeeded in removing him from office over what the team characterized as policy and political differences.” [READ MORE]

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