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 CrowOvernight Defense: Senate panel adds B to Biden's defense budget | House passes bill to streamline visa process for Afghans who helped US | Pentagon confirms 7 Colombians arrested in Haiti leader's killing had US training House passes bill to streamline visa process for Afghans who helped US Equilibrium/ Sustainability — Presented by NextEra Energy — West Coast wildfires drive East Coast air quality alerts 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 SchiffOfficers offer harrowing accounts at first Jan. 6 committee hearing Live coverage: House panel holds first hearing on Jan. 6 probe Five things to watch as Jan. 6 panel begins its work MORE (D-Calif.) and Jerry NadlerJerrold (Jerry) Lewis NadlerBiden backs effort to include immigration in budget package Biden to meet with 11 Democratic lawmakers on DACA: report Britney Spears's new attorney files motion to remove her dad as conservator 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.”

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“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 CollinsSunday shows preview: Delta concerns prompt CDC mask update; bipartisan infrastructure bill to face challenges in Senate Top Democrat: 'A lot of spin' coming from White House on infrastructure Bill would honor Ginsburg, O'Connor with statues at Capitol 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 MurkowskiBill would honor Ginsburg, O'Connor with statues at Capitol The Hill's 12:30 Report - Presented by Facebook - US gymnast wins all-around gold as Simone Biles cheers from the stands The Hill's Morning Report - Presented by Facebook - A huge win for Biden, centrist senators 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.