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Response to TomSlick (Original post)

Mon Feb 15, 2021, 09:54 PM

4. I don't think you've followed the story.

- No one could call witnesses until that Saturday morning, by rule

- Schumer repeatedly told the Managers they could call witnesses if they wished.

- The House Managers decided to call one witness AND get her notes. They also reserved the right to call more witnesses.

- The Senate passed that motion

- The Managers' aides were already in the process of scheduling the deposition.

- Then after Republican threats, Coons and Manchin, and possibly others, put pressure on the Managers to not call the witness.

- The House Managers backed down and just entered her public statement in the record.

- The Trump lawyer promptly said the statement wasn't true.

THAT is what happened. Could you please get the facts right?

You don't know what the witness would have said. You don't know what her notes say. You don't know the emotional impact it would have had. It likely would have caused further glorious public arguments among Republicans.

And for those who wanted to move on to Biden's agenda, the Congress is now in recess for a week! LOL

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