Mitch McConnell is setting his sights on the Dems, and it looks like he’s just getting warmed up.
It also looks like he’s having a lot of fun.
Here were two Tweets today where he hit them head on:
And from the Epoch Times:
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) said if House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) decides to hold articles of impeachment in the House rather than sending them to the upper body of Congress, it won’t put any pressure on him to agree to coming up with rules for the Senate trial.
“It’s beyond me how the Speaker and Democratic leader in the Senate think withholding the articles of impeachment and not sending them over gives them leverage,” McConnell told reporterson Thursday. “Frankly, I’m not anxious to have the trial. If she thinks her case is so weak she doesn’t want to send it over, throw me into that briar patch,” he said.
On the House floor, McConnell described the House Democratic investigation of President Donald Trump as “by far the thinnest basis for any House-passed presidential impeachment in American history,” and added that they’re “too afraid” to submit two articles of impeachment to the Senate.
Pelosi didn’t elaborate on whether she plans on delaying or sending the articles to the Senate.
“We don’t know the arena we’re in,” she told reporters on Thursday morning, adding, “I don’t care what the Republicans” in the Senate would do, accusing McConnell of going “rogue” along with a “rogue president.”
When she was pressed about an update, she said she hasn’t yet chosen impeachment managers and will not send the two articles to the Senate until the upper congressional body comes to an agreement on trial rules.
“The delay is made necessary because the majority leader of the Senate has made it very clear that he’s not going to be impartial, he’s not going to be fair, he will collude, if you please, with the White House—at least the White House’s attorneys—to decide how he will go forward,” Rep. Jim Clyburn (D-S.C.), the House Majority Whip, told CNN. “Why would the speaker of the House step into that without trying to determine exactly what the majority leader plans to do?”