Republicans blast impeachment resolution as ‘Soviet-style’ process

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As Democrats move to make impeachment proceedings public, Republicans slammed the new process House Speaker Nancy Pelosi put forth, saying nothing in the new protocols has changed the restrictive and secretive nature of the proceedings.

The Washington Examiner reported that Republicans say the new process further restricts particular members of their conference from asking questions during hearings.

House Minority Whip Steve Scalise blasted the proposal Tuesday night.

“The Soviet-style process that Speaker Pelosi and Adam Schiff have been conducting behind closed doors for weeks now has been rotten to the core. We’ve been highly critical of the fact that it completely denies due process to Republican members of Congress, as well as to the White House,” Scalise told reporters.

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