Nancy Pelosi and the House Democrats continue to sit on the articles of impeachment they passed on Wednesday. Democrats say they’re doing so because Mitch McConnell won’t pledge to conduct a “fair trial” (“fair trial” possibly defined as one that convicts Trump of the vague charges).
All this has given the media an opportunity to coin another nickname for the Senate Majority Leader. This one’s courtesy of the New York Times:
Mitch McConnell, Master of the Blockade, Plots Impeachment Strategy – The New York Times https://t.co/2Xr5VrWeY4
— Maggie Haberman (@maggieNYT) December 21, 2019