Some Republicans are trying to argue that Trump only had a generic interest in Ukrainian corruption, not the Bidens or the mythical Hidden Democratic Server.
Some Republicans are trying to argue that the Three Amigos somehow made a huge mistake about what The Donald wanted them to do.
Some Republicans are arguing that bribery means offering an official act in exchange for a personal payoff, but bribery is OK if the bribe is never paid because you get caught.
The Thing About a Really Stupid Argument
The thing about a really stupid argument it that it’s like yesterday’s fish. It may not be too bad on the second day, but the more it’s exposed to air and sunshine, the worse it’s going to smell.