I worked in Washington and ‘witnessed firsthand’ a breakdown in our democratic norms, Murphy’s attorney says

By Matt PlatkinWhat happened last week in Washington was reckless and wrong. But this is not just a problem for Washington. It matters in our backyard, too.As special counsel to Senator Cory Booker during the impeachment trial, I witnessed firsthand a fundamental breakdown in our democratic norms. For the first time in our nation’s history, senators sitting for an impeachment trial refused to hear evidence from witnesses with direct knowledge of the president’s conduct.This was the 16th impeachment trial held in the United States Senate, and the third involving a president. But it was the firs…

Read More