With the House Democrats’ prosecution phase in the impeachment case against President Trump winding down, it looks like Mitch McConnell’s hand has only gotten stronger. <a href="https://freebeacon.com/politics/nadlers-folly/" target="_blank" rel="noopener">Adam Schiff and Jerry Nadler have won few converts</a> in their speeches before the Senate, even angering some senators with their belligerence. Harison argues that this has been an incredibly unserious process, and it hasn’t yet shown a major political upside for the Democrats. Meanwhile in Iowa, Elizabeth Warren’s struggles continue. Confronted by a father asking whether her free college and debt cancellation policy would "screw" people who did the right thing, Warren <a href="https://freebeacon.com/politics/father-confronts-warren-on-free-college-people-who-did-the-right-thing-get-screwed/" target="_blank" rel="noopener">was not sure how to answer</a>—probably because that’s exactly what her plan would do. Falling to fourth overall in many polls, Warren is now <a href="https://freebeacon.com/politics/warren-team-lowers-expectations-ahead-of-iowa-caucus/" target="_blank" rel="noopener">warning her team not to expect much</a> success from the first few states. Vic returns for another update on Hunter Biden’s legal situation. A jury is set to be selected soon, and the Free Beacon Podcast will continue to be the top source on the matter. On a lighter note, Twitter personality Comfortably Smug has <a href="https://twitter.com/ComfortablySmug/status/1220833152555528197?s=20" target="_blank" rel="noopener">constructed the ultimate competition for liberal hacks</a>, which will demand the utmost attention of faithful opponents of fake news. But will any of this matter with the Doomsday Clock getting ever-so-close to midnight?
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