Fmr Obama Official Slams GOP Impeachment Defense As ‘Poppycock’ | The Beat With Ari Melber | MSNBC

A judge has dismissed former Trump aide John Bolton’s lawsuit attempt to not testify in House Democrats impeachment probe. Former Acting Solicitor General Neal Katyal joins The Beat for “Opening Arguments” to discuss Republicans “poppycock” defense of a “cover up” and the need for a “fair trial” with ”witnesses.” Aired on 12/30/19.
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Fmr Obama Official Slams GOP Impeachment Defense As 'Poppycock' | The Beat With Ari Melber | MSNBC


  1. If Moscow Mitch takes the oath to be an impartial juror in the impeachment trial in the Senate and holds a travesty of a trial can he not be impeached for lying to Congress and violating his oath?

    1. I think that’s exactly what Adam schiff did. Said he didn’t know who the whistleblower was and had never talked to him but had a meeting with him

    2. @Willy S They are all breaking their oath on TV, but its not technically broken/perjury until they actually take the oath to uphold the constitution and say that they will be unbiased jurors. Then they can all be dealt with legally.

    3. @Carriemchardy Carrie , McConnell and Graham stated their intent to be biased, in other words to break their oath, on national TV, which would make it considerably easier to prove perjury once they take the oath.

  2. Count on “The Sasquatch Moscow Mitch McConnell” actively resist or refuse to comply with Oath of office … that I will support and defend the Constitution of the United States against all enemies, … 🙄

    1. Dittzx Troll – Moscow Days are stale and over used! Let get to UKRAINE Biden Qid Pro JoE
      Pelosi Not Above the Law! and Archangel Mitch is the Boss in the Senate!
      Aid released within deadline soon as Ukrainian Parliament put up Anti Corruption measures. No Free Lunch for Ukraine!
      Let’s Not forget “us” “Our Country” “call AG”
      Corruption Get TO Biden(s) one of the causes for this whole charade!
      Trump 2020 MAGA to KAG!

  3. The republicans senators are violating their oath of office. Their loyalties are to the Constitution and not the Orange Babyman! The American government is failing.

    1. @Mark Haddox – The Bidens have no direct evidence to offer regarding what Trump did. The impeachment is regarding Trump’s improperly fulfilling his duties as president within the confines of the American Constitution. Hunter Biden is a private citizen and always has been one. His father and our former Vice-president served with honor and distinction. Trump could just as easily have thrown your name out there. That’s what he does. Distraction and deflection are important keys to keeping him from ever being held accountable.

  4. I have a feeling Pelosi is gonna hang right on to those articles for a bit. The yogurt keeps getting deeper for McTurtle.

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