The charade has begun. pResident tRump's impeachment trial got under way with the first step being to set the rules and boundaries of the process. Votes and arguments went along party lines, as expected. The key points of contention involved bringing in new witnesses to testify, as well as new evidence (e.g.: Lev Parnas data dump).
Ultimately, the rules were voted on and approved
along party lines at 2:00 AM this morning. Surprisingly, there had been some pushback on McConnell by his own party members:Continue reading...