GOP lawmaker ridiculed for sniveling about Schiff's 'heads on pikes' comment: 'You sound so scared'
House Intelligence Committee Chair Adam Schiff (screengrab)

Republicans have seized on a new excuse to be angry about the Democratic impeachment case against President Donald Trump: Now they are claiming umbrage over the reference, in the closing argument of Rep. Adam Schiff (D-CA), to an anonymous source telling CBS News that Trump would have the 'head on a pike' of any Republican who voted to convict him.

One such Republican is Mitch McConnell's right-hand man, Senate Minority Whip John Cornyn (R-TX), who tweeted out a Politico story referencing Republicans' supposed rage at this remark:

But commenters on social media felt no sympathy for Cornyn: