The Right Scoop: This seems to be a time for Adam Schiff and the House managers to lecture the American people and to attack the President

News|1.23.20

Ted Cruz said last night that the House Democrat Managers made a “very strategic and serious error” yesterday in their opening arguments by making Hunter Biden’s testimony critical to the impeachment trial.

Cruz tells C-SPAN that House Managers “have built their entire case on the proposition that any investigation into Burisma and corruption was a sham, that it was completely debunked.”

He then notes the problem with that argument is “there is very significant prima facie evidence of corruption”, and goes on to list out the evidence.

Cruz argues that “if the House Manager’s case is based on the allegations of corruption concerning Hunter Biden and Joe Biden being a sham, then it is directly relevant. And I gotta say the need for the Senate to hear the testimony of Hunter Biden and the need for the Senate to grant the White House lawyers the ability to take that testimony has become all the more relevant.”

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