Jan 23, 2020
Senators Riding POTUS “Coattails”

“The narrative is very compelling, and at the end of the day people understand two things: Trials with no evidence and no witnesses is a bag job. That’s part of what they’re carrying to the country in Colorado, in Iowa, in North Carolina, Thom Tillis. That’s a tough task to carry to voters, unless you’re willing to cop to the truth: ‘I’m also in the satchel. I am in the bag to the President.’ Try explaining that to your voters in a town hall meeting,” says Morning Joe contributor Mike Barnicle during a conversation with Joe Scarborough about Senate Republicans clinging to President Donald Trump’s “coattails” during the Senate impeachment trial of President Trump.