Sen. Lindsey Graham issued a warning to Minority Leader Chuck Schumer that his attempt to regain “control” of the chamber before the Senate impeachment trial of President Trump begins next week will cost him.
“We lost five seats as Republicans when we impeached Clinton. People thought we went too far,” Graham told Fox News on Wednesday. “I think 2020 is going to be a blowout.”
Schumer, the leading Democrat in the Republican-controlled Senate, has demanded the body hear testimony from witnesses not called during the House impeachment process.
The New York lawmaker and his colleagues in the House have said if Republicans in the Senate do not comply with their demands for additional testimony, they are complicit in the crimes the Congress has accused Trump of committing.
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