Even Ronald Reagan speechwriter Peggy Noonan agrees the Senate must call witnesses

In a Thursday evening column, far-right commentator Peggy Noonan agreed that there should be witnesses called in the impeachment trial.

CNN capitol correspondent Manu Raju reported late in the evening that Sen. Lisa Murkowski (R-AK) was leaning against calling witnesses because it would be opposed by the White House and they will fight it at all costs.

The comments drew anger from CNN legal analyst Jeff Toobin and former Watergate reporter Carl Bernstein, who explained this is exactly what President Donald Trump wants.

“So, the Republican position is you can’t investigate the president for obstruction because he’s still obstructing,” Toobin shouted.

Bernstein agreed, saying that it’s clear Trump is trying to shakedown the Senate in exactly the same way that he did with Ukraine President Volodymyr Zelensky.

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