Senate Democrats instantly pounced Tuesday evening after having a bombshell report that President Donald Trump requested FBI Director James Comey to to prevent his probe of Mike Flynn, with Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer declaring the country has been tested in unprecedented ways.

Republicans had mixed reactions, with a few expressing skepticism concerning the tale, while at least one crucial GOP lawmaker stating he is involved.

In a week full of revelation after revelation — on a day when we thought things could not get any worse, they've, Schumer stated on the Senate floor. I tell all my colleagues in the Senate: History is observing.