CNN’s Jeffrey Toobin remarked more than once on Saturday, following the opening arguments from the White House defense team, that the President is “winning” in the Senate impeachment trial.
Anchor Wolf Blitzer went to chief legal analyst Toobin first as Saturday’s session closed, suggesting that what the White House lawyers presented would be helpful to any “wavering” Republican senators in deciding to avoid additional witnesses or evidence.
Toobin replied that he’s not sure there are any wavering Republicans, but said that “certainly there was information put forth today that would allow Republicans to vote against witnesses and to vote for an acquittal. I mean that’s what defense lawyers do.”
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