Connect with us

Politics

Democrats’ Hopes Fizzle as Murkowski Sides with Republicans on Witnesses

The left has exhausted every option to keep this nonsense afloat….it’s over.

While much of the nation understood that Donald Trump would likely be acquitted at the end of the Senate’s impeachment trial, Democrats were still selling hope to their constituents.

The left believed that, if they could force a vote on trial witnesses, that they could somehow wrangle big names like Mick Mulvaney and John Bolton onto the floor of the Senate to figuratively bury Trump’s defense.

That is not going to happen.

Trending: Elizabeth Warren ‘Disqualifies’ Fellow Democratic Candidate After Nevada Debate

Republican Sen. Lisa Murkowski came out Friday against calling witnesses in President Trump’s impeachment trial, all but assuring the Senate will move to wrap up proceedingswith a likely acquittal in a matter of days, if not hours.

take our poll - story continues below

Liberals want the Electoral College Abolished. How About You?

  • Liberals want the Electoral College Abolished. How About You?  

  • This field is for validation purposes and should be left unchanged.
Completing this poll grants you access to Liberty Hub updates free of charge. You may opt out at anytime. You also agree to this site's Privacy Policy and Terms of Use.

“Given the partisan nature of this impeachment from the very beginning and throughout, I have come to the conclusion that there will be no fair trial in the Senate. I don’t believe the continuation of this process will change anything. It is sad for me to admit that, as an institution, the Congress has failed,” said Murkowski, R-Alaska, a key moderate senator who has been closely watched on the witness question.

The announcement came after Sen. Lamar Alexander, R-Tenn., who also had been on the fence on the issue, announced late Thursday that he would not support additional witnesses in Trump’s “shallow, hurried and wholly partisan” trial.

Some pundits have spectacled that Trump’s acquittal could come as soon as Saturday.

The Democrats have already begun a public relations campaign to insinuate that any acquittal without the additional calling of witnesses would be considered invalid by their ever-changing standards.

Save conservative media!

Become an insider!

Sign up for our free email newsletter, and we'll make sure to keep you in the loop.

You Might Like

Join the conversation!

We have no tolerance for comments containing violence, racism, profanity, vulgarity, doxing, or discourteous behavior. If a comment is spam, instead of replying to it please hover over that comment, click the ∨ icon, and mark it as spam. Thank you for partnering with us to maintain fruitful conversation.

You Might Like

Twitter Goes After Mike Bloomberg, Deleting Several ‘Supporter’ Accounts

Politics

CDC Said No, But Coronavirus Victims Flown to USA Anyway

News

Trump Brutalizes Bloomberg After Nightmare Debate Performance

Politics

Russia Jumps into 2020 Election to Help Democratic Candidate

Politics