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Sen. Tom Cotton (R-AR) dismissed the criticism President Trump’s lawyers received for floating Ukraine conspiracy theories during the Senate impeachment trial as a “Democratic talking point” in an interview on CBS Sunday morning.
House Judiciary Committee chair Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) confirmed in a Sunday afternoon statement that he will miss part of the Senate impeachment trial due to his wife’s hospitalization in New York where she was diagnosed with pancreatic cancer.
House impeachment manager Jason Crow (D-CO) dodged when asked whether the April 2018 recording of President Trump telling Rudy Giuliani associates to “take [Ambassador Marie Yovanovitch] out” can be included in the ongoing impeachment trial.
Hours after President Trump tweeted that Rep. Adam Schiff (D-CA) has “not paid a price,” White House press secretary Stephanie Grisham denied it was a threat during an interview on Fox News Sunday morning.
Despite telling senators this week to not surrender to the President’s stonewalling, Rep. Zoe Lofgren (D-CA) hesitantly said that House Democrats caved into to Trump’s stonewalling during an interview on CNN Sunday morning.
Sen. James Lankford (R-OK) argued that President Trump’s many connections means that the recording of the President telling Rudy Giuliani associates to “take [Ambassador Marie Yovanovitch] out” is not a big deal.
Lev Parnas’ attorney Joseph Bondy indicated that the recording of President Trump telling two associates of Rudy Giuliani that he wanted them to “take out” Ambassador Marie Yovanovitch in April 2018 is just the beginning.