Pelosi wants to extend her power into the halls of the Senate with a little blackmail…

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) said shortly after the House impeached President Trump that she might delay sending the case to the Senate until Republican leaders there set “fair” rules for the trial.

The House vote set the stage for the Senate to examine the charges of power abuse and obstruction of Congress, and determine whether to remove Trump from office. But first Pelosi must name the House’s managers, who will present the case against Trump.

“We cannot name managers until we see what the process is on the Senate side,” she said. “So far we haven’t seen anything that looks fair to us.”

Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-N.Y.) wants new witnesses to testify, but Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) has rejected the idea.

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