Sen. John Kennedy: Dems Are Giving Trump ‘A Fair and Impartial Firing Squad’, by Susan Jones

Analysis: USCCB Elections and the Church’s Theological Vision, by JD Flynn
November 11, 2019
ICYMI: Full Text of Pope Francis’ In-Flight Press Conference Returning from Africa (‘Our Duty Is to Obey the United Nations!’)
November 11, 2019

President Donald Trump and Sen. John Kennedy. Andrew Harnik/AP

By Susan Jones, CNSNews, November 11, 2019

( – The always-colorful Sen. John Kennedy of Louisiana is among the Republicans who say Democrats are being unfair to President Trump by limiting the witnesses they may call and by selectively leaking portions of the testimony they’ve heard privately, before releasing transcripts pertaining to Trump’s Ukraine dealings.

Public hearings in the impeachment inquiry begin Wednesday, and Kennedy said he’ll be listening to what transpires in the House intelligence committee:

“If you try to assess how a trial is going for a defendant, you don’t just listen to the lawyers’ opening statements and you don’t just read the transcript,” Kennedy told CBS’s “Face the Nation.”

“You sit there and listen to all the testimony, the cross-examination, and the context. And I think that Speaker Pelosi’s decision and Adam Schiff’s decision to prevent the Republicans from calling their own witnesses in the live testimony is just doubling down on stupid.

“The American people, I think, are going look at this and go, I get it. They’re going to give the president a fair and impartial firing squad. And that’s not due process.” ….