GOP lawmaker likens Trump impeachment to trial of Jesus

Rep. Barry LoudermilkBarry LoudermilkOn The Money — Yellen sounds alarm on national default GOP lawmakers urge Cardona against executive student loan wipeout House GOP stages mask mandate protest MORE (R-Ga.)during his remarks in the House's floor debate prior to its vote on the articles on impeachment compared the impeachment proceedings against President TrumpDonald TrumpJan. 6 committee chair says panel will issue a 'good number' of additional subpoenas Overnight Defense & National Security — Presented by AM General — Pentagon officials prepare for grilling Biden nominates head of Africa CDC to lead global AIDS response MORE to the "sham" biblical trial of Jesus 

“When Jesus was falsely accused of Treason, Pontius Pilate gave Jesus the opportunity to face his accusers," Loudermilk told his congressional colleagues.

"During that sham trial, Pontius Pilate afforded more rights to Jesus, than Democrats have afforded this president in this process," he continued.

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The House convened Wednesday morning to debate and vote on the rules for its floor debate about the two articles of impeachment brought forward by House Democrats. They are expected to debate the two articles of impeachment for much of the afternoon before votes on each article this evening.