Teri Kanefield+ Your Authors @Teri_Kanefield Author, lawyer (UC Berkeley) My threads are here: terikanefield-blog.com/ NBC News Opinion contributor Impeachment notes: impeachment-trump.com/ Oct. 14, 2019 1 min read + Your Authors

This is a good point.

The Trump-Fox-GOP talking point is that the usual protections for criminal defendants are not in place—as if the House inquiry is akin to a criminal trial (it isn't).

But does the Trump-GOP follow trial rules?

Noooo.

Rules are for the other side.

Yes, or a grand jury.
Ted Lieu compares the House inquiry to a grand jury, which gets us to the same place. I'll find his link and put it in the next tweet.

Ted Lieu is a master at framing the issues in a single Tweet.


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