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Video: Sen. Mark Warner Gives Impeachment Trial Update

"I think it makes sense that we hear from those at the start of this process rather than midway, at the end, or potentially not at all."

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Sen. Mark Warner on the impeachment trial – which sadly but predictably, under “Moscow Mitch” McConnell’s “leadership” – is a complete farce, so far:

“Earlier this afternoon, we heard from the House managers and the president’s lawyers on whether we should see witnesses and receive documents now at the beginning of the trial or rather wait until both sides make their presentations and then make that determination. To me, it seemed important if we’re going to be able to evaluate the president’s guilt or innocence, that we get a chance to look at those documents at the front end, get a chance to interview or have interviewed potentially in depositions the witnesses who were relevant to the very accusations that have been made. I think it’s really important that we have this information and it’s presented in a fair way – fair to both sides. We took our first vote on whether we should at least be able to get documents. Unfortunately, that vote went along party linesWe’re now taking up the next amendment, which will focus on documents from the State Department – I hope it doesn’t end up with the same result. At the end of the day, I think we all need to reach an impartial verdict, but I think the best way to do that is to make sure that we get all get all the facts and get a chance to hear from these witnesses who have relevant information. And I think it makes sense that we hear from those at the start of this process rather than midway, at the end, or potentially not at all. I’ll continue to give you updates, but buckle up, it’s going to be a long, involved process.”