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Adam Schiff: Voters Cannot Be Trusted

Jeff Katz
January 23, 2020 - 3:21 pm

During his opening statement at the Senate impeachment trial on Wednesday, Rep. Adam Schiff (D-CA) claimed President Donald Trump thinks "he's above the law" and that a vote "cannot be decided at the ballot box" because we can't be certain the election would be decided fairly.

Schiff said, "...we are here today to consider a much more grave matter and that is an attempt to use the powers of the presidency to cheat in an election. For precisely this reason, the president’s misconduct cannot be decided at the ballot box, for we cannot be assured that the vote will be fairly won."