It happened after midnight in DC, and you might attribute it to the long weary hours of debate, but it was long overdue.
The president’s attorneys finally lost patience with the lying, cheating impeachment managers from the U.S. House — and White House attorney Pat Cipollone demanded an apology from House Judiciary Chairman Jerry Nadler for his partisan attacks on the president and the U.S. Senate. Bravo!
Addressing the Senate, Cipollone said:
“We’ve been respectful of the Senate, we’ve made our arguments to you, and you don’t deserve and we don’t deserve what just happened. Mr. Nadler came up here and made false allegations against our team. He made false allegations against all of you — he accused you of a coverup. He’s been making false allegations against the president. The only one who should be embarrassed, Mr.Nadler, is you, for the way you’ve addressed this body. This is the U.S. Senate. You’re not in charge here.”
As you know, Speaker Pelosi put Adam Schiff in charge of impeachment because she couldn’t trust Nadler to not mess it up, but sure enough he ruined everything for the House managers when he attacked the Senators to their faces. This gave Cipollone the opening he needed to paint the House managers as a destructive force willing to do anything to oust the president.
“The American people pay their salaries, and they’re here to take away their vote; they’re here to take away their voice. They’ve come here and they’ve attacked every institution of our government. They have attacked the president, the executive branch. They have attacked the judicial branch. They say they don’t have time for courts. They have attacked the United States Senate — repeatedly. It’s about time we bring this power trip in for a landing!”
Wow! Sock it to them, Pat!
“Mr. Nadler, you owe an apology to the president and his family. You owe an apology to the Senate. But most of all you owe an apology to the American people!”
This was the best moment of the first day of arguments. Cipollone is a man for all seasons, and a voice for the ages.
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One Reply to “Cipollone can’t take it any more — demands apology from Jerry Nadleri”
Trial ” Rules ” have long been established in American Law….
From local District Court to the Federal Courts..
In 2020 during this Impeachment trial it appears that ‘new’ rules must be negociated..
Sounds like ‘Rules ” is now spelled Manipulation.??
This would be both Parties..
Give,Wethe People a real Trial.
We already know the Rules…
There are lots of TV Dramas from which to learn. ?? We do not need ‘more drama’.
His value was prior to the bogus vote for impeachment.
Impeachment is a done deal..Nothing he says as a loyal Democrat will change anything..
Dershowitz is past his “use by date”..