Sen. Rand Paul shot back at House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerry Nadler for accusing the Senate of engaging in an “unconstitutional and disgusting cover-up” if it did not permit the introduction of all witnesses in President Trump’s upcoming Senate trial.
“If the Senate doesn’t permit the introduction of all relevant witnesses and of all documents that the House wants to introduce because the House is the prosecutor here, then the Senate is — is engaging in an unconstitutional and disgusting cover-up,” Nadler, a New York Democrat, said.
Sen. Rand Paul responded to the remarks during an interview on Fox News’ “Your World with Neil Cavuto” where he highlighted that Democrats do not really want all relevant witnesses called because that means that Democrat presidential candidate Joe Biden and his son, Hunter Biden, would be called to testify.
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“Well, it’s kind of interesting,” Sen. Rand Paul started: “The comment is that all relevant witnesses. Would he agree that Hunter Biden is relevant, that Joe Biden’s relevant, and that the whistleblower’s relevant?”
“My guess is no. They want all witnesses that they want. And they don’t want any witnesses that the president wants,” Sen. Rand Paul continued. “So, I say this. Either allow all witnesses, all witnesses that the president’s defense team deems necessary to their defense, or no witnesses. We’re not going to do a kangaroo court, like they did in the House. The House only produced witnesses that Adam Schiff agreed to.”
“So, I mean, what kind of kangaroo court is it where only the Democrats get to pick the witnesses, and they decide who’s relevant? Sen. Rand Paul continued: “So, no, that’s absurd. So, I think the Senate will be more fair. I think both Republicans and Democrats want a more fair-minded presentation. But it’s not going to be — we’re not going to just invite witnesses the Democrats want and say, oh, the president can’t invite witnesses that he think would help him.”Don't forget to Like Godfather Politics on Facebook and Twitter, and visit our friends at RepublicanLegion.com.
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