POLITICO Playbook quoted Joshua Matz in, “Forget about a Senate Mayorkas trial.”

Joshua, KHF partner and impeachment scholar involved in both of Donald Trump’s impeachments, spoke to POLITICO Playbook about several justifications for a dismissal of a Senate Mayorkas trial, including the option to offer a motion to dismiss the charges, raise a point of order against the articles, or refer the matter to a committee.

“Impeachment trials are meant to be deadly serious business for matters of state — not free publicity for the House majority to air policy attacks on the current administration.” The existing impeachment articles are “so manifestly about policy disagreement rather than anything that could arguably qualify as high crimes and misdemeanors, that it would be unwarranted to waste the Senate’s time with the trial on the matter.”

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