Unless the DEMs are insane, they must wiggle out of this. They may not be able to now.
What is going to happen is that we will now get the trial that is called for. Real witnesses will be called, and real perjury and collusion brought up and referred to the DOJ. Far Worse, Joe Biden and his son will be forced to answer questions. It may also draw in Obama. In the background, Durham will be arresting folks identified by the IG report.
All this can be used to fill the press during the first two months of the Primary season. All the while Trump can drift above it all..
White House backs full Senate trial if House impeaches Trump
The move puts the White House on the same page as Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.), who has previously expressed skepticism about a swift dismissal of the charges and warned his caucus at a GOP lunch last week against putting up motions that could divide the party.