It actually was, for all intentions and purposes, a “perfect call” between President Trump and President Volodymyr Zelensky, and the evidence the American public has now bears this out.
While House Democrats try to figure out a way to sell the impeachment process to an increasingly skeptical electorate, Republicans have now published chapter and verse on the matter, in the form of the House Intel Committee’s report of evidence into the inquiry.
Democratic Committee Chairman Adam Schiff will nonetheless be squeaking with excitement as his colleagues vote to move the process to the next step. I wouldn’t be so cocksure, were I in Schiff’s shoes.
While House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and her colleagues in the House have effectively marshaled a media circus around a 960-second phone call, a Senate trial won’t be as kind as CNN has been.