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Pence: Law Professors Barron Trump Comment Is New Low for Impeachment Hearings

Vice President Mike Pence said the current impeachment hearings sunk to a “new low” after Stanford law professor Pamela Karlan referenced President Donald Trumps 13-year-old son, Barron, while she testified.

“The impeachment hearings today reached a new low,” Pence told reporters in Michigan. “I just heard at the hearing today, one of the Democrats witnesses actually used the president and first ladys 13-year-old son to justify their partisan impeachment. Democrats should be ashamed.”

“Enough is enough,” he added. “This sham impeachment should end, and congress should get back to work on issues that are important to the American people.”

Karlan, a Democrat-selected witness who testified in front of the House Judiciary Committee, prompted backlash when she referenced the youngest child of the president and First Lady Melania Trump.

“Contrary to what President Trump has said, Article 2 does not give him the power to do anything he wants, and Ill just give you one example that shows you the difference between him and a king, which is the Constitution says there can be no titles of nobility, so while the president can name his son Barron, he cant make him a baron,” the law professor explained.

Constitutional scholars (L-R) Noah Feldman of Harvard University, Pamela Karlan of Stanford University, Michael Gerhardt of the University of North Carolina, and Jonathan Turley of George Washington University are sworn in prior to testifying before the House Judiciary Committee in the Longworth House Office Building on Capitol Hill in Washington on Dec. 4, 2019. (Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Following a chorus of Republican backlash, the first lady tweeted that “a minor child deserves privacy and should be kept out of politics.”

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