Democratic Rep. Adam Schiff has announced the possible next steps in his attempts to railroad Donald Trump in the seemingly never-ending impeachment process.
“We’re not foreclosing the possibility of additional depositions or hearings, but we’re also not willing to wait months and months and let them play rope-a-dope with us in the courts.”
This, of course, reveals what’s really going on in Schiff’s mind. Sometimes-private, sometimes-public hearings allow Democrats to play political games while relying on a sympathetic media to help them build their narratives.
Realistically, Trump won’t get impeached by the House. But if that somehow does happen – Democrats control the House, after all – he wants a trial in the Senate.
This would give Trump’s team – and the Republicans – the opportunity to require the top Democrats testify about their own witnesses and accusations. And that’s not something Democrats want to see happen for obvious reasons.
Trump confirmed this during a call with the hosts at Fox & Friends:
“Frankly, I want a trial… I want to see Adam Schiff testify about the whistleblower, who is a fake whistleblower.”
Don’t expect things to calm down. It’s going to get a lot more exciting before things die down. Next year is going to be the most intense election year in recent history.