Democratic Senator Mazie Hirono (HI) falsely claimed on Thursday that President Donald Trump was not acquitted yesterday when the U.S. Senate fully acquitted him of all impeachment charges that he faced from House Democrats.
“The Senate has clearly spoken now, the president was acquitted,” CNN host Wolf Blitzer began. “Do you think your–”
“No! Wolf (laughs), wasn’t acquitted,” Hirono falsely claimed. “It was a rigged trial. You don’t get acquitted when you don’t even get to call witnesses or relevant witnesses or have the documents because the president stone walled all efforts on the part of the House to get the information they requested.”
“So, there you go,” Hirono continued. “It was a rigged trial, he can run around saying he was acquitted but you don’t get acquitted in a rigged trial.”
“Well, I just want to point out Senator, there was a roll call, guilty or not guilty, not guilty was the majority and the Chief Justice of the United States announced that he was acquitted, that he was not guilty,” Blitzer responded.
“But the American public knows that it was a rigged trial,” Hirono claimed without evidence. “So, okay you’re found not guilty in a rigged trial. I don’t think that they think this was all kosher, not it wasn’t. So, meanwhile you have the president crowing about it, which is totally expected, and now it’s anything goes for this president and this administration and all his enablers.”
You know who I go to for high level analysis? Sen. Mazie Hirono. Apparently Trump wasn't acquitted and she definitely doesn't suffer from Trump Derangement Syndrome. pic.twitter.com/iuGfCYkY9W
— (((Jason Rantz))) on KTTH Radio (@jasonrantz) February 7, 2020