Mitch McConnell: Trump ‘Lynching’ Remark Was ‘Unfortunate,’ But Impeachment Probe Is ‘Unfair’

Breitbart | 10/23/2019 | Staff
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Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) on Tuesday said President Donald Trump comparing the House Democrats’ impeachment inquiry to “a lynching” was “unfortunate.”

“Given the history in our country, I would not compare this to a lynching. That was an unfortunate choice of words,” McConnell told reporters during a press conference, but added that he shared the president’s view that the House Democrats’ impeachment probe is deeply flawed.

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“It is an unfair process,” he added. “A better way to characterize it would be to call it an unfair process and inconsistent with the kinds of procedural safeguards that are routinely provided for people in this situation, either in court or in an impeachment process in our country.”

Earlier Tuesday, President Trump labeled the impeachment inquiry as a “lynching,” stating that the probe has no legal basis.

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“So some day, if a Democrat becomes President and the Republicans win the House, even by a tiny margin, they can impeach the President, without due process or fairness or any legal rights,” the president tweeted. “All Republicans must remember what...
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