Senate majority leader Senator Mitch McConnell (left) listens while US President Donald Trump speaks to reporters before a meeting with Senate Republicans on Capitol Hill in Washington in March 2019. Photo: AFP Senate majority leader Senator Mitch McConnell (left) listens while US President Donald Trump speaks to reporters before a meeting with Senate Republicans on Capitol Hill in Washington in March 2019. Photo: AFP
Senate majority leader Senator Mitch McConnell (left) listens while US President Donald Trump speaks to reporters before a meeting with Senate Republicans on Capitol Hill in Washington in March 2019. Photo: AFP
Otto Lin
Opinion

Opinion

Otto Lin

Trump impeachment: Senators must do better than run a kangaroo court or risk holding US justice up to ridicule

  • Senate majority leader Mitch McConnell’s recent statements make a mockery of the high regard Americans have for the concept of justice
  • US President Donald Trump would better serve his own interests by presenting evidence and witnesses in his defence

Senate majority leader Senator Mitch McConnell (left) listens while US President Donald Trump speaks to reporters before a meeting with Senate Republicans on Capitol Hill in Washington in March 2019. Photo: AFP Senate majority leader Senator Mitch McConnell (left) listens while US President Donald Trump speaks to reporters before a meeting with Senate Republicans on Capitol Hill in Washington in March 2019. Photo: AFP
Senate majority leader Senator Mitch McConnell (left) listens while US President Donald Trump speaks to reporters before a meeting with Senate Republicans on Capitol Hill in Washington in March 2019. Photo: AFP
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Otto Lin

Otto Lin

Otto Lin is an honorary professor of innovation and entrepreneurship at the Hong Kong Polytechnic University