Adam Schiff Closes Impeachment Trial with Rant Against Trump: ‘Decency Matters’

Breitbart | 2/4/2020 | Staff
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Lead House impeachment manager Rep. Adam Schiff (D-CA) closed his side’s argument for the removal of President Donald Trump with a rambling rhetorical assault on the president.

Unwittingly, perhaps, Schiff’s valediction recalled the Army-McCarthy hearings, when lawyer Joseph Welch finally put an end to the overly intrusive investigations of Sen. Joe McCarthy (R-WI) into alleged communist influence in the U.S. government. “You’ve done enough. Have you no sense of decency, sir? At long last, have you left no sense of decency?” Welch said.

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Schiff defended the investigative process in the House of Representatives, and declared: “America also believes there is a difference between right and wrong, and right matters here. But there is more. Truth matter. Right matters — but so does decency. Decency matters.”

In the course of his speech, which was difficult to follow at points, Schiff flung accusations at the president and his administration. He called the president “a man without character or ethical compass,” and accused...
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