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Response to Kid Berwyn (Original post)

Wed Jan 22, 2020, 08:51 PM

8. Because, as explained multiple times, Roberts doesn't have that authority.

He is not a "trial judge." He's not a "judge" at all. He's a "presiding officer -- essentially a traffic cop whose authority is limited to ensuring that the trial is conducted in accordance with the rules adopted by the Senate (i.e.,the standing rules on impeachment as well as the resolution specifically adopted with respect to this particular impeachment).

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