Democrats are furious.
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell slammed Chuck Schumer after calls for an in-depth impeachment trial featuring multiple new witnesses, dismissing the push as a “fishing expedition” that would set a “nightmarish precedent.”
According to Fox News, McConnell said, “The Senate is meant to act as judge and jury, to hear a trial, not to re-run the entire fact-finding investigation because angry partisans rushed sloppily through it.”
In a recent letter, Senate Democratic Leader Chuck Schumer had called for the Senate to subpoena new documents and call witnesses who had been blocked by the White House during the impeachment inquiry on the House side. You can read the full article here.