"Senator McConnell has promised to sabotage that trial and he must recuse himself.".
"Senator McConnell must therefore recuse himself in the expected Senate impeachment trial.".
No court in the country would allow a member of the jury to also serve as the accused's defense attorney.".
"The moment Senator McConnell takes the oath of impartiality required by the Constitution, he will be in violation of that oath," added Demings.
"He has effectively promised to let President Trump manage his own impeachment trial.
On Friday morning, the House Judiciary Committee voted to send two articles of impeachment against Trump to the House floor.
Rep. Pramila Jayapal (D-Wash.) told reporters Friday that "Mitch McConnell should be ashamed of himself.". »