Nick wrote earlier today about how House Republicans who are frustrated by the secretive nature of the so-called “impeachment inquiry” process decided to stop talking about it and took action, storming the SCIF room where Schiff was conducting his
show trial witness tampering witness questioning.
The impeachment hearing was postponed shortly thereafter, while Republicans vowed to wait until they could negotiate a deal with Schiff and Co. to get full access to the hearings and transcripts.
As the Republican sit-in continued on, lunch was ordered, which included pizza for Republicans and journalists alike. Also on the menu?
A big order of Chick-fil-A sandwiches:
17 pizzas arrived to serve the GOP mbrs still holed up in the House Intel Cmte, essentially blocking the deposition of Pentagon official Laura Cooper. GOP CO Rep Lamborn just arrived with what he described as “relief supplies” for the members: two large bags of Chick-fil-A
— Chad Pergram (@ChadPergram) October 23, 2019
Colorado GOP Rep. Doug Lamborn just showed up at the SCIF sit-in with a bag full of Chick-fil-a sandwiches. “I’m on a relief mission” he told reporters.
— Joseph Morton (@MortonOWH) October 23, 2019
I know they weren’t allowed to have their phones in the room, but I would have absolutely loved to have seen a picture of the sandwich bag full of ‘hate chicken’ being passed around. 😉
As to whether or not Republicans were able to make a deal with Schiff on getting more access to impeachment-related documents, I think the answer to that is obvious. The witness questioning resumed once the Republicans who stormed Schiff’s gates had all left – which was around 3 p.m.
No word yet as to whether or not Republicans will try again on Thursday.
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