Monday in New Hampshire at a CNN town hall, Sen. Amy Klobuchar (D-MN) said President Donald Trump required to be held responsible for his “terrible” actions that were detailed in unique counsel Robert Mueller’s report.
However, she said impeachment was “up your house.”
Klobuchar said, “Okay, so I think very highly that President Trump should be held liable. When you browse that report it is terrible some of the things that were going on. And you can see time and time again, maybe you have actually checked out parts of it, that was his advisors that held him back. So I believe firstly we need to have hearings in both the House and the Senate and not simply with Attorney General Barr. We need to bring Director Mueller prior to the United States Senate, Right? Because otherwise, we are never ever going to get to the bottom of it.”
She continued, “The impeachment procedures depend on the Home. They’re going to have to make that choice. I remain in the Senate, and I believe that we are the jury. I have actually always believed this from the starting to the end– I’m a previous prosecutor– I think you look at the evidence to make decisions. So if the House brings the impeachment procedures prior to us, we will deal with them. But let’s take a look at what Director Mueller stated. He said there were 2 methods for accountability. One was Congress, and we’re going to begin seeing that with these examinations and the 2nd is other investigations, right? There’s cases going on in your house state of New york city. There’s cases going on all over the country, but there is a 3rd method to hold this president responsible and that is by beating him in the 2020 election. And I think I can do that. “
She added, “I will say there are very disturbing things that would lead you to believe there’s obstruction of justice.”
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