Conservative group Republicans for the Rule of Law are expected to run advertisements on major news outlets in the D.C. area beginning Thursday calling for witnesses to be allowed in President Donald Trump's impeachment trial.
The president tweeted that if he had listened to his former national security adviser, "we would likely be in World War Six."
Democrats and Republicans will submit—unsurprisingly—diametrically opposing questions to Chief Justice John Roberts, with most senators likely already decided what their final vote on removing the president from office will be.
The move by liberal activist group Need to Impeach will seek to exert pressure on GOP senators, specifically those who are considered wildcards when it comes to supporting trial witnesses, such as former National Security Adviser John Bolton.
"I've known him for two decades," Hannity said.
"I can't imagine that the President of the United States said that to him," Giuliani said.
Judge Andrew Napolitano denounced the GOP's newly formed criticism of former National Security Advisor John Bolton during a Tuesday appearance on Fox Business channel, while suggesting that Bolton was likely to be called to testify in the Senate trial of President Donald Trump.
Former Pennsylvania Senator Rick Santorum said "Republicans don't care" if Trump is guilty of the charges leveled in the articles of impeachment. Meanwhile, Ohio Democratic Senator Sherrod Brown said the GOP was "afraid" of the president. "Fear does the business," Brown said.
McConnell told colleagues in a closed-door meeting on Tuesday that he can't yet block witnesses.
"Hard to get 75% of Americans to agree that the sky is blue. This is an overwhelming bi-partisan majority for witnesses," MSNBC political analyst Richard Stengel tweeted.
CNN's legal analyst Jeffrey Toobin said Trump lawyer Pam Bondi did well by pointing out "how sleazy the hiring of Hunter Biden was" in Monday's impeachment trial proceedings. "There is no way to dress that up," Toobin said.
Meadows' comments come as Republicans and Democrats continue to battle over whether witness testimonies should be allowed in Trump's Senate impeachment trial.
Senator Lindsey Graham said on Twitter Monday that evidence against former Vice President Joe Biden and his son Hunter had not been disproven. "They most definitely should not be swept under the rug," Graham tweeted.
The two argued about facts connected to the Clinton impeachment trial while discussing the possibility of John Bolton being called as a Senate witness for the Trump impeachment trial.
No one should doubt Bolton's attention to detail—and his appetite for bureaucratic score-keeping.
Bolton reportedly said Trump told him he wanted to continue withholding military aid to Ukraine until its officials agreed to help probe his Democratic rivals.
"Commander in chief impeached. Ya'll get out. Let's bring Cardi B," Alicia Keys sang.
The trial is far from over. Trump's legal defense team will layout a brief preview of their case Saturday and pick back up on Monday. Later next week, senators will have a question-and-answer period and a fierce debate over whether to subpoena witnesses is expected.
Over the course of their opening arguments the past three days, the Democratic impeachment managers have sought to dispel the notion of any wrongdoing by the Bidens with regard to Ukraine.
The California Democrat urged Republican colleagues in the Senate to have the "moral courage" to go against their party and remove Donald Trump from office.
In an effort to make their impeachment case against President Donald Trump, House Democrats, specifically Jerry Nadler of New York used a 1999 video of then-Representative Lindsey Graham, which goes against his recent arguments defending Trump.
After Senate Republicans blocked the introduction of new evidence at President Donald Trump's impeachment trial, Fox News repeatedly criticized Democrats for failing to present new evidence at the trial.
Fox News host Tucker Carlson said Thursday that impeachment hearing witness Lt. Col. Alexander Vindman should "go work for Ukraine" to which Representative Devin Nunes said, "Maybe he will at some point."
"How patriotic is it to badmouth and ridicule our great nation in front of Russia, America's greatest enemy?" Blackburn said of Vindman.
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.
"And then on July 25th, after years of not caring what the vice president did, does President Trump ask for an investigation into his formidable political rival in the 2020 election."
Republican group Defending Democracy Together announced a new website and video Thursday advocating the removal of President Donald Trump as president and the installation of Vice President Mike Pence into office.
The vice president made the remarks at the 2020 World Holocaust Forum in Jerusalem.
Over the next two days, Democrats will use their remaining time to demonstrate that Trump had inappropriate dealings with Ukraine
President Donald Trump is no stranger to appearing on the big screen—and his impeachment trial playing out in the Senate is no exception.