Skip to comments.Adam Schiff Will be Called as a Witness in Senate Impeachment Trial: Graham
Posted on 11/14/2019 9:56:18 AM PST by Red Badger
House Intelligence Chairman Adam Schiff (D-Calif.) will be called as a witness in a Senate impeachment trial, which will be held if the House votes to impeach President Donald Trump.
Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.), the chairman of the Senate Judiciary Committee, said hed call Schiff to testify during an appearance on Fox Newss Hannity late Nov. 13.
Graham also said he wouldnt let a trial of Trump be based on hearsay evidence alone. A trial would also not be held if the whistleblower doesnt testify, he said.
Lets say they get 218 votes. Heres what I promise the country. Were not going to try the president of the United States based on hearsay. So any resolution setting up a trial in the Senate, Im going to make sure that hearsay cannot be the basis of an impeachment allegation, Graham told host Sean Hannity.
If you invoke the hearsay rule, what would be left?
A trial in the Senate, to me, should not legitimize whats going on in the House. No American is denied the right to call witnesses on their behalf, except for Donald Trump. No American is accused of wrongdoing anonymously, except Donald Trump. What theyre doing in the House is a danger to the presidency itself, Graham continued.
So any trial in the Senate needs to make sure that you cant impeach a president based on hearsay, because thats a danger to the presidency itself. And secondly, any trial in the Senate must expose the whistleblower so the president can confront his accuser. I will not accept a trial in the Senate until I know who the whistleblower is.
A trial in the Senate is held if a president is impeached by the House. The trial is presided over by the chief justice of the Supreme Court. If the Senate convicts the president, he is removed from office; if it does not, he remains in office. No president has ever been convicted of impeachment. Conviction requires a two-thirds concurrence of those present.
Make him perjure himself on whether or not he knew who the whistleblower was.
Graham would have to charge Schiff with treason, felony, or breach of the peace in order to negate Schiff's immunity from being questioned.
What Senator Lindsay says and what he does are two VERY different things. My question is, how deep does the rot in Ukraine go, and does Senator Lindsay really want the truth? My suspicion is that the answers to those questions are “deep” and “NO”...
His relationship to the whistleblower was not ‘speech or debate in either house’.
No reasonable prosecutor would...........well, you know the rest...................
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And Epstein didn't kill himself
Will the Senate be able to question the whistleblower?
If Schiff continues to maintain he doesn’t know who the whistle blower is, and the IG is prevented by law from revealing it, then I’m concerned they will never difinitevely know, weven though we all know.
It matters to motive. We need to prove this whole thing was a setup, or they are just going to keep doing one low rent production after another.
Call Schiff. Call Ciaramella. And call Hunter.
Just to name a few.
Good - our guys need to fight back against thugs and crazies like Adam Schiff ...
I think the kiddie-diddling with Ed Buck and Dr. Bruce M. Hensel might qualify for the felony...
Graham would have to charge Schiff with treason, felony, or breach of the peace in order to negate Schiff’s immunity from being questioned”
While you may be right about Shifty Schiff, if Schiff met with the "whistle blower" outside of official Senate Chambers he could be called as a fact witness. Also, the speech and debate clause does not protect Shifty Schiff’s staff who are up to their eyeballs in this con.
grahm has been chairman of the Senate Judiciary Committee for almost a year. Before taking this position, he said flat out that he would get to the bottom of the origins of russiagate and the Kavanaugh accusations. None of which he has done. I think grahm is corrupt, why else would mcconnell put him in this position?
It’ll never happen.
And if he did get that far....it’d just open up the stage for Senators to be called into the House on a regular basis.
They’ll have to subpoena a sitting member of Congress. Can that even be done? I thought Congress enjoyed some type of immunity.
Then if Schiff is subpoenaed, he can fight it. And he’ll say, in court and on every single solitary media outlet that, Graham is the President’s attack dog...the President is using the Senator to get back at him for the impeachment and the media will run with that 24/7 and, given the way the Republican’s normally are, they’ll back off and Graham will say that they can proceed without the Congressman’s testimony.
And that his job was to gather witnesses and have them provide testimony and the ENTIRE House voted on the impeachment so why doesn’t the esteemed Senate Judiciary Chairman subpoena every Democrat member of the House for their testimony as well.
If Schiff does show up, he can 1) plead the 5th and when interviewed outside the Senate chambers say something to the effect of...I’m not going to justify their dirty tricks to get me to say what they want...the case was proven...blah blah blah blah...and the media & Left will treat him like a hero 2) State that he isn’t going to identify the witness and that the Senate can do whatever it thinks it can to a Senior, sitting member of the House of Representatives....especially since all the Senate Judiciary committee can do is send a criminal referral over to the DOJ
Oh yeah, didn’t Graham say he was going to take Comey to task for everything he did? Hmmmmm....must have missed all that action.
The leftist anarchists are already anticipating this. They know they can’t win a trial in senate. Therefore Schiff and wistleleaker will not show up to testify claiming the trial is not legitimate. They will then run on Trump racist, Trump Hitler, republicans KKK. When indictments from Durham come down dems will say Trump is illegally conducting a coup on patriotic intelligence community, FBI and DOJ.
Orchestrated along with this will be the Soros funded radical resistance antifa et al to take to the streets to foment revolution.
Just my opinion, but I believe this scenario is more likely than Schiff testifying and the whistleleaker being disclosed and testifying not to mention the Biden, Kerry clan.We are perilously close to CWII and had better prepare for the worst before we hope for the best.
These people are diabolically evil!!!!!!!!
Sure he will.
This reminds me of everyone saying Mueller - as a witness - will have to answer why he didnt look at Hillary and the Podestas.
Hell have to spill the beans on FusionGPS, etc..,
Did Mueller entertain those questions?
Did he expose Ohr or any of the Coup?
And Schiff has more protections than Mueller.
not that there should even be a senate trial but Linda and Mitch want to get face time in for 2020 and be known as the ones who saved Trump.
They do that EVERY election cycle..................
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