If the House passes Articles of Impeachment against Trump, setting up a U.S. Senate trial, there is no guarantee Democrats will be unified behind convicting him.
Tuesday on ABC’s “The View,” former FBI Deputy Director Andrew McCabe was confronted by co-host Meghan McCain about what was inspiring his outspokenness on his book tour. McCain said, “I don’t believe you’re a reliable narrator. I’m not convinced this isn’t just some kind of PR campaign to stop yourself from getting indicted. You were fired at the recommendation of the FBI — which, in your book, you cite four times how great of an organization it is, for your lack of candor. I would like you to say right here on national TV that you were not a source for The New York Times. You were never a source for The New York Times or any other publication — considering that is what you were accused of lying about. Basically, were you ever a leaker to The New York Times?” McCabe said, “Absolutely not. Not at any time ever. You should understand, Meghan, when I was serving as deputy director, I was one of two people in the FBI that had the authority to disclose information to the media. That is an FBI policy. It’s baked into the way that we run media relations in the organization. So I
Sunday on ABC’s “This Week,” former Gov. Chris Christie (R-NJ) compared President Donald Trump to a “72-year-old relative.” When asked how Mick Mulvaney will do as acting chief of staff, Christie said, “That’s going to be up to him. I was encouraged by hearing him say this morning he wasn’t going to try to manage the president. I think that one of the mistakes — I think a very well-intentioned mistake that General Kelly made is that he tried to manage the president. I don’t think you can do that.” He continued, “I think Mick is right that he shouldn’t try to manage the president, because I think that’s just not a job that’s going to happen, I wonder — I want to ask everybody who is out in the audience today if they have a 72-year-old relative, whose behavior they attempt to change. When people get older — Let’s get ready because it’s happening to me now. When people get older, they become more and more convinced of the fact that what they’re doing is the right thing, and it becomes harder to convince them otherwise.” He added, “Add to it president of the United States, and a lot of