Reference Frank Pentangeli: “When a plot against the emperor fails.....”
Schiff is just trying to claw back a little sympathy after that “heads on pikes” gaffe. Trump meant a POLITICAL price — any attempt to suggest that this was a physical threat should have been dismissed by media editors (if they still have those). Yet the Media is already shifting fire to exactly how they plan to use the (failed) impeachment to maximum political advantage for 2020.
By the looks of it, I'm not sure Schifferbrains' lover with the black eye will do much more than "throw a party, go in a hot bath and open his veins."