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Trump lawyer needles 2020 Dems on Senate floor: 'You should be in Iowa right now'


Added 01-21-20 05:29:01pm EST - “President Trump's lead attorney took a shot? Tuesday at the Democratic senators who have been forced to take time off the campaign trail, as they vie for their party's presidential nomination, in order to attend the Senate impeachment…” - Foxnews.com

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Posted By TheNewsCommenter: From Foxnews.com: “Trump lawyer needles 2020 Dems on Senate floor: 'You should be in Iowa right now'”. Below is an excerpt from the article.

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President Trump's counsel Pat Cipollone speaks in support of the McConnell resolution, says it's a fair way for the Senate to proceed with the trial.

President Trump’s lead attorney took a shot Tuesday at the Democratic senators who have been forced to take time off the campaign trail, as they vie for their party’s presidential nomination, in order to attend the Senate impeachment trial.

In a rebuke to Democrats' comments about how Trump’s action would be viewed by the Constitution’s framers, White House Counsel Pat Cipollone derided what he called a “partisan impeachment” and mocked the 2020 presidential hopefuls in the Senate for wanting to be campaigning rather than in Washington, D.C.

"Talk about the framers' worst nightmare; it's a partisan impeachment that they've delivered to your doorstep in an election year,” Cipollone said. “Some of you are upset because you should be in Iowa right now."

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