Nancy Pelosi announced her hand-picked impeachment team last night, led by Rep. Jamie Raskin of Maryland:
Tonight, I have the solemn privilege of naming the Managers of the impeachment trial of Donald Trump.@RepRaskin@RepDianaDeGette@RepCicilline@JoaquinCastrotx@RepSwalwell@RepTedLieu@StaceyPlaskett@RepDean@RepJoeNegusehttps://t.co/6yMWMEnBTW
— Nancy Pelosi (@SpeakerPelosi) January 13, 2021
This would be the same Rep. Raskin that attempted to overturn the fair and free election of 2016:
— Rep. Jamie Raskin (@RepRaskin) January 9, 2017
Wow. This sounds kind of familiar. So he just wanted to start a debate on voter irregularities? From The Nation:
A number of members of the Congressional Progressive Caucus hoped to open a debate about the certification of Donald Trump’s Electoral College majority and about concerns that have arisen regarding an election in which Democrat Hillary Clinton received almost 3 million more votes than the Republican nominee.
Unfortunately, there was no debate because no senator agreed to join in the objections from the Democratic members of the House.
Lead impeachment manager Jamie Raskin objected to Florida's electoral votes in 2017. pic.twitter.com/FsLvJLvA8v
— Phil Kerpen (@kerpen) January 13, 2021