Impeachment Manager Jason Crow Not A Usual Suspect For Job

When Jason Crow went to Congress last January after becoming the first Democrat to win his swing district in the eastern Denver suburbs, he was one of only 15 members of his party who did not vote for Nancy Pelosi to be speaker of the House. Just over a year later, Pelosi announced that she had picked Crow to be one of the seven House Democrats who will be impeachment managers in the Senate trial of President Trump. If Pelosi’s choice of a freshman congressman who’d snubbed her in his very first vote sets him apart from the others tapped as managers, so too does the fact that he has never grilled any of the witnesses summoned by House investigators. Unlike the six others chosen to argue for Trump’s removal from office — Adam Schiff and Zoe Lofgren of California, Jerrold Nadler and Hakeem Jeffries of New York, Val Demings of Florida, and Sylvia Garcia of Texas — Crow sits on neither the Judiciary Committee nor the Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence, the two House panels that