NBC legal analyst calls on Schiff to push for ‘mistrial’ ahead of Trump impeachment acquittal

thenationalsentinel.com | 2/2/2020 | Staff
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(TNS) Democrats and their allies in the Leftist pundit class were furious after they failed to convinced at least four Republican Senators to back new witnesses in President Donald Trump’s impeachment trial, after the upper chamber voted 51-49 against them on Friday.

And by Sunday, they were getting rather desperate. As the GOP-controlled Senate appears set to acquit the president by Wednesday afternoon, pundits and so-called “legal analysts” for the networks are pulling out all the stops and all of the off-the-wall tactics they can think of in order to see that Trump is tossed out of office.

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One of the more bizarre suggestions came from NBC legal analyst Glenn Kirschner, who suggested that Chief Justice John Roberts could declare a “mistrial” because the president’s legal team wasn’t honest in his defense, or something.

On Twitter, Kirschner argued that lead House impeachment manager Adam Schiff should try to compel a mistrial, though there is nothing in the Constitution about that or in the Senate’s impeachment rules.

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“The Senate rules may not contemplate/authorize a mistrial motion,” he admitted. ‘I would argue the rules as adopted NEVER contemplated the president’s lawyers would have hidden from the Senate, the Chief Justice and the American people such egregious, disqualifying information (as recently disclosed by John Bolton).”

Kirshner concluded: “Cipollone perpetrated a unimaginable fraud on the Senate and the American people and the Dems should not go quietly into that dark acquittal. Move for a mistrial and see what...
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