Wednesday, January 29, 2020

BREAKING, WATCH: Sen. McSally (& Co.) Question For President's Attorneys - Do House and Senate Have Same Impeachment Standard

Arizona Senator Martha McSally - along with four other Republican Senators - asked one of the first questions in the ongoing impeachment trial of President Donald Trump.

The question was handed up to Chief Justice Roberts by Sen. Marsha Blackburn (TN), on behalf of her, McSally, Mike Lee (UT), Kevin Cramer (ND) and new Senator Kelly Loeffler (GA).

Roberts read the question: "Is the standard for impeachment in the House a lower threshold to meet than the standard for conviction in the Senate? And, have the House Managers met their evidentiary burden to support a vote of removal?"

Patrick Philbin answered on behalf of the President, beginning by pointing out that the House simply makes the accusation and that the Senate should have to find the proof to be "beyond a reasonable doubt."

Here's the video:

Here is the 2nd question in which Sen. McSally participated in.

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