While in Orlando I chatted with an elderly Trump voter who seemed rattled by his impeachment. “What did he do wrong?” she earnestly asked. We discussed bribery of a foreign leader, illegally withholding military aid etc. but what bothered her the most is this: “I wonder if he’s telling the truth.” Could be a lesson there, his lies might be piling up enough to unravel his base.
Detroit, Christmas Day, 2016.
What kind of impeachment defense the White House brings to the Senate is up in the air. Even Mitch probably doesn’t know, because Trump probably hasn’t made up his mind.
Former WH Chief of Staff Reince Priebus might have nailed the only argument left last night on FOX:
“Sometimes the best defense is the ‘So what’ defense, which is if everything the Democrats said is true, it’s still not impeachable. If everything Lev Parnas has said is true, it’s still not impeachable. “