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McConnell In Control

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May 7, 2019 2:22 p.m.

From a longtime reader …

I was just reading this Jonathan Bernstein column (he’s a no on impeachment). I didn’t find all of it convincing, but he makes the key point that if the House votes to impeach, the process moves to the Senate. And that means McConnell will be in control. And then the question becomes which route will McConnell go: refuse to hold a trial at all or simply hold a show trial? The idea that he’d conscientiously preside over a trial of his party’s president is a joke. It would just be an opportunity for him to wrest back the narrative.

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