Senator Marsha Blackburn Criticized for giving Mid-Trial Interview

Senator Blackburn hard at work.....

Marsha Blackburn

Republican Senator Marsha Blackburn has been accused of breaking Senate rules by giving a live television interview while proceedings for President Donald Trump’s impeachment trial were still ongoing.

Blackburn spoke to Fox News‘ Laura Ingraham Tuesday while her colleagues were sat in the Senate chamber, apparently breaking the rules governing the proceedings.

Justin Goodman, the communications director for Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer, was among the first to notice the transgression.

He tweeted a photograph of Blackburn speaking to Fox, writing alongside the picture: “It appears Republican Senator Marcia Blackburn was just caught doing a live interview on Fox News instead of sitting in the Senate chamber.” The story continues: