Impeachment manager dismisses concerns Schiff alienated key Republican votes: 'This isn't about any one person'

Impeachment manager dismisses concerns Schiff alienated key Republican votes: 'This isn't about any one person'
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Rep. Jason CrowJason CrowTrump-Afghan deal passes key deadline, but peace elusive Cook shifts 20 House districts toward Democrats Congressional inconsistency continues regarding war powers MORE (D-Colo.), one of the House’s impeachment managers, said Sunday he was not concerned by comments from Republican senators that comments by fellow managers Adam SchiffAdam Bennett SchiffNewsom says he has already received a number of pitches for Harris's open Senate seat Here's who could fill Kamala Harris's Senate seat if she becomes VP Democrats ramp up warnings on Russian election meddling MORE (D-Calif.) and Jerry NadlerJerrold (Jerry) Lewis NadlerBy questioning Barr, Democrats unmasked their policy of betrayal Chris Wallace: Barr hearing 'an embarrassment' for Democrats: 'Just wanted to excoriate him' Apple posts blowout third quarter MORE (D-N.Y.) had offended them.

Asked by CBS’ Margaret Brennan whether he believed Democrats had “overplayed their hand,” Crow responded “no, I don’t.”


“The manager team is a very diverse team in background and experience… we have different styles and that’s fine,” Crow said. “The larger point is this isn’t about any one person - this isn't about how people are feeling about this issue. Every person sitting in that chamber has taken an oath to be an impartial juror. We’ve all taken oaths to put the constitution, put the country ahead of our own interests and well being.”

Sen. Susan CollinsSusan Margaret CollinsSusan Collins asks postmaster general to address delays of 'critically needed mail' Senate leaves until September without coronavirus relief deal Trump: GOP senators who don't embrace him will 'lose their elections' MORE (R-Maine), considered a key vote on calling witnesses, said she “took… as very offensive” when Nadler said any GOP senator voting against calling witnesses was “part of the cover-up.”

“As one who is listening attentively and working hard to get to a fair process, I was offended,” she said last week.

Both Collins and Sen. Lisa MurkowskiLisa Ann MurkowskiOvernight Energy: EPA finalizes rollback of Obama-era oil and gas methane emissions standards | Democratic lawmakers ask Interior to require masks indoors at national parks | Harris climate agenda stresses need for justice Bipartisan senators ask congressional leadership to extend census deadline Davis: The Hall of Shame for GOP senators who remain silent on Donald Trump MORE (R-Alaska), another key vote on the issue important to Democrats, also audibly objected to Schiff claiming a Trump associate had told Republican senators their heads would be “on a pike” if they went against Trump during the trial.