Chief Justice John Roberts scolds both sides at Senate impeachment trial

Chief Justice John Roberts scolded both sides after debate got personal and angry at the Senate impeachment trial early Wednesday.

22.1.2020

Rep. Adam Schiff on Chief Justice John Roberts' scolding to both sides during last night's trial: 'The president's team would like nothing more than to provoke a bitter conflict. We're not going to let them. The facts are damning.'

Chief Justice John Roberts scolded both sides after debate got personal and angry at the Senate impeachment trial early Wednesday.

It was a rare rebuke delivered in the early morning hours of debate. By January 22, 2020, 3:35 PM 5 min read 6:51 What to expect from Trump’s historic impeachment trial in the Senate Both sides are set to deliver opening arguments after the trial kicked off with a fierce debate over the ground rules. ABC News Senate impeachment trial , scolded both President Donald Trump’s defense team and House managers after a tense exchange between the two sides in the early hours of Wednesday morning. Supreme Court Chief Justice John Roberts speaks during the impeachment trial against President Donald Trump in the Senate at the U.S. Capitol in Washington, D.C., Jan. 21, 2020. Supreme Court Chief Justice John Roberts speaks during the impeachment trial against President Donald Trump in the Senate at the U.S. Capitol in Washington, D.C., Jan. 21, 2020. ABC News As both sides debated one of several proposals from Democrats seeking additional witness testimony, Rep. Jerry Nadler, one of the House impeachment managers, accused Trump’s counsel of making false statements and restricting witness testimony. MORE: The Senate impeachment trial so far: 3 things to know In this image from video, impeachment manager Rep. Jerrold Nadler, D-N.Y., argues in favor of an amendment proposed by Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer, D-N.Y., to subpoena John Bolton during the impeachment trial against President Donald Trump in the Senate at the U.S. Capitol in Washington, Wednesday, Jan. 22, 2020. In this image from video, impeachment manager Rep. Jerrold Nadler, D-N.Y., argues in favor of an amendment proposed by Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer, D-N.Y., to subpoena John Bolton during the impeachment trial against President Donald Trump in the Senate at the U.S. Capitol in Washington, Wednesday, Jan. 22, 2020. AP “So far I'm sad to say I see a lot of senators voting for a cover up, voting to deny witness -- an absolutely indefensible vote, obviously a treacherous vote,” Nadler said at the bottom of the midnight debate hour. MORE: Trump impeachment: GOP-led Senate rejects amendments, approves rules of trial He went on to accuse Senate Republicans of voting “against an honest trial” and “against the United States.” White House counsel Pat Cipollone speaks during the impeachment trial against President Donald Trump in the Senate at the U.S. Capitol in Washington, D.C., Jan. 21, 2020. White House counsel Pat Cipollone speaks during the impeachment trial against President Donald Trump in the Senate at the U.S. Capitol in Washington, D.C., Jan. 21, 2020. ABC News Taking his turn at the mic, White House counsel Pat Cipollone fired back directly at Nadler. “The only one who should be embarrassed, Mr. Nadler, is you for the way you’ve addressed this body,” Cipollone said. “This is the United States Senate. You're not in charge here.” President Donald Trump's personal attorney Jay Sekulow speaks during the impeachment trial against President Donald Trump in the Senate at the U.S. Capitol in Washington, D.C., Jan. 21, 2020. President Donald Trump's personal attorney Jay Sekulow speaks during the impeachment trial against President Donald Trump in the Senate at the U.S. Capitol in Washington, D.C., Jan. 21, 2020. ABC News Trump’s other lead impeachment attorney, Jay Sekulow, accused the House impeachment managers of trying"to shred the Constitution on the floor of the Senate." "The Senate is not on trial," Sekulow said."The Constitution doesn't allow what just took place." Sekulow continued Cipollone's charge against Nadler with a more aggressive tone before the chief justice spoke up at the end of the hour. “I think it is appropriate at this point for me to admonish both the House managers and president’s counsel in equal terms to remember that they are addressing the world’s greatest deliberative body,” Roberts said. “Those addressing the Senate should remember where they are.” The comment was the first time the chief justice stepped into the rhetorical fray during a Read more: ABC News

Speak for yourself Dummy So quit whining about witnesses and start showing us some facts for a change. Neither Schiff or Nadler had any fact witnesses so he must be making more stuff up. They bragged about overwhelming evidence but can't provide any and wants the senate to do his job.

Chief Justice John Roberts admonishes House managers and White House counselThe House impeachment managers and White House counsel traded insults in the Senate, prompting a stern scolding from Chief Justice John Roberts Wonder which side started it by calling GOP Senators “treacherous”? Corrupt Democrat Nadler Where's the real chief justice? If that’s all he’s got, I couldn’t care less. He’s not relative in any real worthy way.

Chief justice juggles 2 jobs in overseeing impeachment trialChief Justice John Roberts is starting to juggle two jobs as the impeachment trial of President Donald Trump gets underway. On Tuesday morning, he donned his black robe and oversaw two arguments at the Supreme Court before heading across the street to the U.S. Capitol where he is presiding over the The judge is totally worthless! He’s done nothing to make this impeachment trial fair & impartial.

Grammys Chief Rips Racist and Sexist Academy's 'Boys' Club' in Filed ComplaintAfter Grammy chief Deborah Dugan was removed from her position just ten days before the ceremony, employees within the organization told reporters that it might have been a “coup” connected to Dugan trying to reorganize and repair the Recording Academy following accusations of racism and misogyny. Now, according to a messy and revealing 44-page complaint Dugan filed on Tuesday with the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, she’s revealing to what extent the Academy needs an overhaul, alleging sexual harassment, voting irregularities and conflicts of interest, and the allegation that former Grammy chief Neil Portnow raped an artist.

'Not worried at all' about attracting international visitors, says Saudi tourism chiefDespite ongoing unrest in the Middle East, Ahmad Al-Khatib, chairman of the Saudi Commission for Tourism and National Heritage, said the kingdom is 'very safe' and he doesn't see the disorder impacting tourist numbers. I wouldn’t go to Saudi Arabia if you paid me a million dollars. That country is sick. Who in the right mind would want to go to Saudi arabia for tourism? There's worse places, I guess. Doesn't Saudi have that box in it

Grammys Chief Deborah Dugan Sues Recording Academy, Claiming Sexual HarassmentGrammys CEO Deborah Dugan has sued the Recording Academy, accusing one member of sexual harassment and claiming 'voting irregularities with respect to nominations for Grammy Awards' Get em' queen!!!!! I never received my first round ballot. It was bad this year. No notification on final round, but I found it onsite. Springsteen getting shut out on that gorgeous album, ridiculous and questionable. Justice for Lemonade

McCaskill: Trump's lawyer just stood in front of the Chief Justice of the Supreme Court and liedClaire McCaskill, Chuck Rosenberg and Michael Steele discuss several things Trump attorneys Jay Sekulow and Pat Cipollone said that were, according to McCaskill, were either 'flat lies' or 'just ignorant.' Chuck Rosenberg explains how these moments are why fair trial is necessary. Let's just call them lies. No need to sugarcoat them. Trump is guilty as charged and Trump's team has no evidence to prove that he is innocent. Thus all the charade of not having witnesses. This will allow Trump to claim that it was the Senate that did not allow. Shame on GOP hardball Well it can't be ignorance...They're Trumps damn lawyers. Call a spade a spade huh?! I am just sick of this obfuscation. While the country goes down the drain. The lies and ignorance began with the democrat Impeachment Hoax.



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