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 set to confront his impeachment foes Democratic impeachment manager shares quote from "Harry Potter's" Dumbledore during trial Impeachment manager dismisses concerns Schiff alienated key Republican votes: 'This isn't about any one person' 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 SchiffDemocrats fear rule of law crumbling under Trump DOJ lawyers resign en masse over Roger Stone sentencing George Conway: We might have to impeach Trump again MORE (D-Calif.) and Jerry NadlerJerrold (Jerry) Lewis NadlerTrump adviser presses House investigators to make Bezos testify Nadler demands answers from Barr on 'new channel' for receiving Ukraine info from Giuliani Trump predicts Ocasio-Cortez will launch primary bid against Schumer 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 CollinsToward 'Super Tuesday' — momentum, money and delegates Trump unleashed: President moves with a free hand post-impeachment Senate Democrats pressure Trump to drop ObamaCare lawsuit 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 MurkowskiThe Hill's Morning Report — AG Barr, GOP senators try to rein Trump in Overnight Defense: Senate votes to rein in Trump war powers on Iran | Pentagon shifting .8B to border wall | US, Taliban negotiate seven-day 'reduction in violence' Ocasio-Cortez blasts Trump as 'corrupt' for blocking Global Entry for New Yorkers 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.