Senate President Wayne Niederhauser, his “good friend” John Swallow, and taking your own advice

When the John Swallow investigation was getting started in the House, Senate President Wayne Niederhauser instructed his fellow senators to lay low and not make public statements on it. At the time, it seemed like a prudent course of action to follow. Since the Senate would be responsible for any trial, you don’t want the potential jurors saying something they can’t back out of, nor would it be wise to make a statement you would later need to walk back. Curiously, though, Sen. Niederhauser chose again and again to not…