Sunday shows – Impeachment stalemate dominates

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By The Hill staff – 12/22/19 11:32 AM EST

Sunday shows - Impeachment stalemate dominates

(C) Greg Nash

An impasse in the impeachment proceedings against President TrumpDonald John TrumpClyburn to White House: ‘I am not going to be intimidated’ Trump to headline event for evangelicals in the new year Brazil’s Bolsonaro says Trump won’t pursue steel, aluminum tariffs MORE dominated the political talk shows on Sunday morning.

Republicans attacked Speaker Nancy PelosiNancy PelosiTrump blasts ‘unfair’ impeachment, ‘extreme leftists’ in speech to young conservatives Sunday shows preview: 2020 race heats up as impeachment moves to Senate Global health is the last bastion of bipartisan foreign policy MORE (D-Calif.) for delaying the transfer of House-passed articles of impeachment to the Republican-controlled Senate, where Trump faces a trial.

Democrats, however, supported Pelosi’s decision, saying she needs to ensure a fair trial in the upper chamber.

Read The Hill’s complete coverage below.

Pelosi doesn’t have the right to stall articles of impeachment, Republican senator says
By REBECCA KLAR
Sen. Roy BluntRoy Dean BluntSunday shows preview: 2020 race heats up as impeachment moves to Senate Uncertainty hangs over Trump impeachment trial GOP leadership: Initial phase of impeachment trial could run two weeks MORE (R-Mo.) said Sunday he does not think Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) has the power to hold the articles of impeachment the House passed last week from the Senate.
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GOP senator calls Pelosi’s withholding of impeachment articles ‘bizarre’ after ‘rush’ to vote
By JUSTINE COLEMAN
Sen. Ron JohnsonRonald (Ron) Harold JohnsonSunday shows preview: 2020 race heats up as impeachment moves to Senate GOP chairmen seek interview with Obama officials as part of Biden-Ukraine probe Senate Democrats press GOP chairmen over Ukraine allegations MORE (R-Wis.) called Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s (D-Calif.) withholding of the articles of impeachment from the Senate “bizarre” after a “rush” to vote on the impeachment of President Trump in the House.
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Pence chief of staff says he’s ‘confident’ Pelosi will yield on articles of impeachment
By ZACK BUDRYK
Vice President Mike PenceMichael (Mike) Richard PenceSunday shows preview: 2020 race heats up as impeachment moves to Senate Battle for Iowa takes center stage at Democratic debate Trump announces Van Drew will become a Republican in Oval Office meeting MORE‘s chief of staff Marc Short expressed confidence Sunday that Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) will eventually send the House-passed articles of impeachment to the Senate without extracting concessions from the GOP-controlled upper chamber.
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Short says Trump was impeached ‘because he’s winning in so many ways’
By JUSTINE COLEMAN
“He won on taxes, the economy is booming, there’s record low unemployment, the military is getting refunded, we’re striking new trade deals,” Marc Short, Vice President Mike Pence’s chief of staff, said.
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Pelosi ‘doing exactly the right thing’ withholding articles of impeachment, Senate Democrat says
By REBECCA KLAR
“Speaker Pelosi is doing exactly the right thing,” Sen. Chris Van HollenChristopher (Chris) Van HollenSunday shows preview: 2020 race heats up as impeachment moves to Senate Senate Republicans on delaying impeachment articles: ‘One of the dumbest things I’ve ever heard’ Otto Warmbier’s mom urges Trump not to accept ‘bad deal’ as North Korea threatens ‘Christmas gift’ MORE (D-Md.) said on CBS’s “Face the Nation.” “She is focusing a spotlight on the need to have a fair trial in the United States Senate.”
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Durbin: Democrats and Republicans have ‘gone too far’ saying how they’ll vote before impeachment trial
By REBECCA KLAR
Sen. Dick DurbinRichard (Dick) Joseph DurbinSusan Collins set to play pivotal role in impeachment drama Sunday shows preview: 2020 race heats up as impeachment moves to Senate Senate passes bill banning tobacco sales to anyone under 21 MORE (D-Ill.) said on Sunday that senators on both sides of the aisle should not be commenting on how they’ll vote at the end of the looming Senate impeachment trial before the process concludes.
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Graham says he doesn’t think any senators will vote to compel testimony from Mulvaney, Bolton
By ZACK BUDRYK
Senate Judiciary Chairman Lindsey GrahamLindsey Olin GrahamSunday shows preview: 2020 race heats up as impeachment moves to Senate De Niro: Trump needs to be ‘confronted and humiliated’ Colbert presents ‘Once Upon Impeachment’ as new ‘animated classic’ MORE (R-S.C.) predicted no senators would vote to compel testimony in President Trump’s impeachment trial from current and former White House officials for whom the administration has invoked executive privilege.
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Van Drew: Final straw on party switch was NJ county chairman telling me I ‘have to’ vote for impeachment
By ZACK BUDRYK
Rep. Jeff Van DrewJeffrey (Jeff) Van DrewSunday shows preview: 2020 race heats up as impeachment moves to Senate Gabbard under fire for ‘present’ vote on impeachment Trump asks supporters to donate to Van Drew MORE (N.J.) said Sunday that he made the decision to switch party affiliation from Democratic to Republican after a New Jersey county party chairman told him he would face political consequences if he did not vote in favor of impeachment.
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Klobuchar doubles down on Buttigieg attack: ‘Experience does matter’
By REBECCA KLAR
Sen. Amy KlobucharAmy Jean KlobucharSunday shows preview: 2020 race heats up as impeachment moves to Senate Klobuchar faces make-or-break Iowa sprint after strong debate Claire McCaskill: Young girls ‘are now aspiring’ to be like Warren, Klobuchar after debate MORE (D-Minn.) again hit fellow 2020 Democratic presidential candidate Pete ButtigiegPeter (Pete) Paul Buttigieg2020 candidates send support after Biden press secretary diagnosed with lung cancer Hospital opposition to state health care reforms foreshadows challenges for Congress Buttigieg “wine cave” event attendee details the fundraiser in new op-ed MORE on Sunday, defending her experience as a Washington lawmaker.
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Booker says he wants to beat Trump ‘mano a mano,’ face him on debate floor
By JUSTINE COLEMAN
“As a guy who is a big competitor, I want to beat Donald Trump mano a mano, I want to face him down on a debate floor,” Sen. Cory BookerCory Anthony Booker2020 candidates send support after Biden press secretary diagnosed with lung cancer Sunday shows preview: 2020 race heats up as impeachment moves to Senate Booker releases list of campaign bundlers MORE (D-N.J.), a 2020 White House hopeful, said.
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Dingell: I would rather people ‘take a deep breath and think going forward’ than get an apology from Trump
By ZACK BUDRYK
Rep. Debbie DingellDeborah (Debbie) Ann DingellSunday shows preview: 2020 race heats up as impeachment moves to Senate Hillary Clinton defends Dingell as ‘everything that Trump is not’ The Hill’s 12:30 Report — Presented by UANI — Sparks fly at last Democratic debate of the year MORE (D-Mich.) said on Sunday that she did not want an apology from President Trump over comments he made suggesting her late husband John was not in heaven, saying she would instead prefer people “take a deep breath and think going forward that their words have consequences.”
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