Senate Republicans expressed dismay after the House Intelligence Committee Chairman repeated an anonymously-sourced quote which said Donald Trump will put senators' "head on a pike" if they vote against the president.
"How exactly is this the impeachment we were promised?" Carlson asked. "Wasn't it supposed to be about the abuse of power and the contempt of Congress? Aren't those the charges? How did we get to the part where Russia invades Belgium?"
Rep. Adam Schiff (D-Calif.) said that Russian President Vladimir Putin is thanking God that U.S. election interference suspicion has been deflected away from Russia and onto Ukraine due to the actions of President Donald Trump at the Senate impeachment trial on Thursday.
During an appearance on 'Fox & Friends,' Republican House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy accused Democrats and Schiff of "playing politics" with Iran instead of celebrating the action Trump took last Friday when he ordered the drone attack on Soleimani.
Trump claimed the conservative cable network is "trying sooo hard to be politically correct" by interviewing former FBI director James Comey and Adam Schiff, the chairman of the House Intelligence Committee.