Schiff Checkmates Trump With Incriminating Tweet Using Donald’s Own Words

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The impeachment inquiry has begun to pick up momentum as witness follow in the footsteps of career ambassador Marie (Masha) Yanokavitch. The House holds a full floor vote on the rules of the impeachment probe into Donald Trump on Thursday. Leading the tip of the spear into the impeachment inquiry Intelligence Committee Chair Adam Schiff (D-CA) had something to say about it:

He tweeted that Trump has wanted the Republicans to “focus on the substance,” “not the process.” That put the Republicans in a precarious position. After all, the only thing they had to argue was the process:

 

‘Trump has urged Republicans to focus on the substance in the impeachment inquiry, not the process. I can confirm our focus will continue to be on the President’s own words and misconduct. Glad we all agree.’

Schiff was responding to The New York Times‘ National Political Correspondent Jonathan Martin’s tweet,  The journalist said that “Trump Wanted GOP…To drop their crusade” on the process:

A real beauty, via @playbookplus President DONALD TRUMP urged Republicans this morning to drop their crusade on the process…. “I’d rather go into the details of the case rather than process. … Process is good, but I think you ought to look at the case.”‘

Twitter world blazed with responses. Check out some of our favorites here. Jeremy wanted Trump to “testify under oath.” Probably not going to happen. Jeremy:

Jen the Muse reminded people to not leave out “Pence, Barr, and Pompeo.” Good idea:

Bill Bateman reminded people that Trump will make the history books — as “one of the great liars:”

Christine Mitchell’s humorous metaphor compared Trump to a robber. She was brilliant “let’s not focus on process:”

Vietnam Veteran noted that “Pointing out Public Corruption” was Trump’s job:

Kennedy gave the Dems a perfect response:

The Americans’ comments continued to pour into Twitter:

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