Following the House of Representatives vote setting grounds for the Trump impeachment inquiry, Rep. Doug Collins, R-Ga., has expressed his displeasure, calling the inquiry a “one-sided event.”
Collins, the top Republican on the House Judiciary Committee, scrutinized the procedure as spread out in the Democrat-sponsored agenda, which he said gives House Intelligence Committee Chairman Adam Schiff, D-Calif., colossal power.
“What I had said earlier today really began to hit, and that is, a dark cloud has fallen upon the House,” he said. “It is not a cloud of something that we have not known about — it is something that Democrats have talked about for well over two years or almost three years since Donald Trump was elected.”
“What they did today was [they] went to the floor of the House and shredded our procedures and shredded our rules and lied to the American people about saying that they wanted to be fair,” the lawmaker from Georgia said.
He said that under the approved resolution, the White House will be given m restricted contribution on the impeachment inquiry until the procedures arrive at the Judiciary Committee.
Democrats, he stated, seem ready to “continue their sham behind closed doors — possibly
Collins added that it was unfortunate that Democrats set the guidelines for the impeachment procedures as they did, saying he believes those rules seem to override the long-established congressional point of reference.
Following the vote, Collins pummeled Democrats and claimed Schiff is attempting to go about as his own test’s free guidance.
Here’s my challenge to Mr. Schiff. You wanna be Ken Starr? Be Ken Starr,” Collins said, alluding to the exceptional investigator who led the examination concerning Bill Clinton.
“Come to the Judiciary Committee. Be the first witness and take every question asked of you. Starting with your own involvement [with] the whistleblower.” he said.