House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy, California, said Tuesday that a fellow Republican lawmaker deconstructed a key piece of Trump's latest impeachment testimony at a closed-door session Tuesday.
"After 90 seconds, we had John Ratcliffe destroy Taylor's entire argument."
"We really can't talk about that," he said.
Ratcliffe appeared on Fox News after the testimony and said he had new details revealed to the public, but did not say anything "worthy of impeachment."
McCarthy added House Intelligence Committee Chairman Adam Schiff, D-Calif., Not allowing lawmakers to talk too specifically about procedures, in an interview Tuesday at Ingramham's Corner.
"Adam Schiff will not allow us to talk about what happened," he said regarding the US diplomat to Ukraine's not hearing Bill Taylor at the closed doors on Capitol Hill. "There is no quid pro quo."
THE HOME TEST IS A "POLITICAL TRANSLATION" MUST BE EXCLUDED FAILURE IN THE SENATE the impeachment investigation continues to be largely based on testimony from those who do not know firsthand about the Trump-Ukraine situation.
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"The only thing you realize in this process is that all this information is just like the ones that report violations … everything is second, third and fourth hand information, "he said.
He criticized Schiff for how he conducted the procedure, arguing that the relevant Republican lawmakers were not able to see information from the hearings unless accompanied by the chairman's staff.
"What they do [is] is they change every rule we've ever had," he said.