Rep. Adam Schiff Reminds Roving Senators About That Pain Of Imprisonment Thing

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Rep. Adam Schiff Reminds Roving Senators About That Pain Of Imprisonment Thing
Update with Sen. Hawley response He said it with a smile, but he said it: Rep. Adam Schiff opened Day 3 of the Trump Impeachment Trial with a reminder-slash-warning for senators to keep their seats or go to jail.

Sounding a bit like a parent who doesn’t really believe his own threat of a summer-long grounding, Schiff (D-ca), the lead impeachment manager prosecuting the case against the president, nonetheless made clear that senators have a duty to listen, learn and stop bolting.

Watch the video below.

Opening with a bit of self-deprecating congressional humor, Schiff noted “how rare it is, how extraordinary it is” for House members to hold the undivided attention of senators “for hours or even for minutes.”

“Of course,” Schiff continues, “it doesn’t hurt that the morning starts out every day with a sergeant-at-arms warning you that if you don’t you will be in prison.
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