Constitutional law professor Jonathan Turley suggested the House Jan. 6 committee is doing itself a disservice by not allowing for cross-examination of witnesses and is becoming more and more like a “show trial” under authoritarian regimes.
“By yielding to the temptation to exclude any opposing voices or views, the Committee seems intent on fulfilling the stereotype of the hearings as a show trial. It could be so much more but that requires politicians to do something that they are almost genetically resistant to: yielding time to opponents. It is the difference between creating a case for the next election as opposed to creating a record for history,” he wrote on July 22….


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