H/T Town Hall.
Pencil Neck Schiff(Delusional-CA) is in the driver’s seat alright and he is headed for a cliff at full speed.
As Politico’s Andrew Desiderio put it, this will put Schiff “in the driver’s seat.”
NEWS: The House’s impeachment procedures resolution is out https://docs.house.gov/billsthisweek/20191028/BILLS-116-HRes660.pdf …
The resolution empowers Schiff to call public hearings. It also eliminates the five-minute rule for lawmakers and allows staff/counsel to question witnesses.https://docs.house.gov/billsthisweek/20191028/BILLS-116-HRes660.pdf …
The resolution also reads that Republicans can suggest subpoenas or witnesses as part of the inquiry. But, those must be submitted in writing and can be vetoed by Democrats.
The measure establishes procedures for the transfer of evidence to the Judiciary Committee, and sets forth due process rights for the president and his Counsel. Republicans stormed recent closed door testimonies demanding that Democrats grant Trump the same due process as was granted to former Presidents Clinton and Nixon.
You can read the entire resolution here. Congress is expected to vote on impeachment procedures on Thursday. It will mark the first time that members will be going on record to vote on the controversial matter.
Meanwhile, President Trump and the Republicans blasted the inquiry on Tuesday, telling “Shifty Schiff,” “Nervous Nancy” and the rest of the Democrats that they know this is all about reversing the 2016 election and upending the White House’s agenda to jeopardize the next one.
On Capitol Hill this morning GOP Leader Kevin McCarthy urged his colleagues to stop with the impeachment “sham” and start focusing on the issues that got them elected to Congress. He added, for emphasis:
This post has been updated.