Turley: Trump’s Defense at Odds with Constitution

“The White House is arguing that you cannot impeach a president without a crime. It is a view that is at odds with history and the purpose of the Constitution.”

— Jonathan Turley, a law professor who was the sole Republican witness at the last House Judiciary impeachment hearing, slammed part of President Trump’s legal defense in the Washington Post.

GOP Senator Says He’ll Vote Against Press Limits on Impeachment Trial

“There is an effort to limit the press …. I’m going to vote against that, if I’m allowed to vote. U.S. senators are grown women and grown men. If they don’t want to make a comment, they know how to say ‘no comment.”

— Sen. John Kennedy (R-LA) distanced himself from proposed restrictions on reporters covering the upcoming Senate impeachment trial, calling it a “huge mistake,” The Hill reports.