Jerry Nadler Made a 'Huge Blunder' During Impeachment Trial, Says Jonathan Turley

News and Politics | 1/24/2020 | Megan Fox
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Jerry Nadler made a “huge blunder” during the impeachment trial according to Jonathan Turley, a constitutional law professor from George Washington University Law School. “One of the things you teach law students is that when you make arguments to juries, make sure you don’t insult the jury. That is, you don’t want to make statements that make them feel stupid or ascribe any bad motivations to them,” Turley told CBS News.

The professor was referring to the moment that Nadler accused the Senate of a cover-up, which set highly partisan fans buzzing.

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“The question is,” said Nadler, “is whether the Senate will be complicit in the president’s crimes by covering them up. Any senator who votes against Ambassador Bolton’s testimony or any relevant testimony shows that he or she wants to be part of the cover-up.”

Turley believes that was a real low-point for Nadler. “If there was one major blunder during the argument it was Jerry Nadler, who got ahead of his skies a bit and said that the Senate could be engaged in a cover-up," Turley...
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