Sen. David Perdue blasted the notion that Ukrainian fixer Lev Parnas could serve as a reliable witness in President Trump’s impeachment trial in the Senate.
The Georgia Republican appeared on NBC News’s Meet the Press with host Chuck Todd on Sunday to offer insight into how the impeachment trial may look moving forward. Todd pressed Perdue on whether Parnas, an associate of Trump’s personal attorney Rudy Giuliani, would be asked to testify in the trial.
“This is a distraction,” Perdue said. “This is a person that’s been indicted. Right now, he’s out on bail. He’s been meeting with the House [Intelligence] Committee. If the House felt like this information was