Tim Scott on House Democrats’ Case: ‘We’ve Not Heard Any Actual Evidence About 2020’

Sen. Tim Scott (R-SC) and John Barasso (R-WY) told reporters outside the Senate chamber Wednesday evening that the House Democrats had failed to present evidence that would prove their impeachment case against President Donald Trump.

Scott noted that Democrats were free to pursue new evidence in the House, but that the Senate expected them to present what Rep. Jerry Nadler (D-NY) and others had said would be an “overwhelming” case.

They had, he said, failed to do so — and were instead simply pursuing the political goal of making vulnerable Republicans in the Senate take votes that could be used against them in the 2020 elections.

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