Editorial: Closed-mind Senate, open minded voters – Opinion – recordonline.com


We expect jurors to keep an open mind but the more we hear from Republican members of the United States Senate, the less open those minds appear. No one illustrates that better than Lindsey Graham, the senator from South Carolina, who just this week said that he had no intention of reading the transcripts of witnesses brought to testify in front of the House Judiciary Committee in a session closed to the public but open to members from both parties, and that includes Republicans.

We can expect more of the same from him and many colleagues who are unlikely to ever consider the evidence against Donald Trump, let alone allow it to lead them to an informed decision.

As disappointing as this may be to those who would like to see the president held accountable, we should be motivated, not disappointed or surprised.

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