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Schiff refers to CBS 'head on pike' story, infuriating GOP: 'Every one of us knows it is not true'


Added 01-25-20 05:29:02am EST - “Senate Republicans --? including potential swing-voters? -- expressed outrage? Friday after lead? House Impeachment Manager Adam Schiff, D-Calif., referred in his closing remarks at President Trump's Senate impeachment trial? to a…” - Foxnews.com

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Posted By TheNewsCommenter: From Foxnews.com: “Schiff refers to CBS 'head on pike' story, infuriating GOP: 'Every one of us knows it is not true'”. Below is an excerpt from the article.

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Fox News contributor Dan Bongino and Fox Nation Lara Logan weigh in on Adam Schiff's credibility and media coverage of the trial.

Senate Republicans -- including potential swing-voters -- expressed outrage Friday after lead House Impeachment Manager Adam Schiff, D-Calif., referred in his closing remarks at President Trump's Senate impeachment trial to a report that GOP members were told they'd face dire consequences if they voted to convict the president.

"CBS News reported last night that a Trump confidant said that key senators were warned, ‘Vote against the president and your head will be on a pike.’ I don’t know if that’s true," Schiff said, while trying to persuade his Senate colleagues to vote with "moral courage" rather than in their political self-interest.

"I thought he was doing fine with [talking about] moral courage until he got to the 'head on a pike.' That's where he lost me,” Sen. Lisa Murkowski, R-Alaska, who has said she might be open to calling witnesses in the trial, told reporters. “He's a good orator. ... It was just unnecessary.”

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