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Politics House GOP asks for Hunter Biden and whistleblower to testify in impeachment probe

17:55  09 november  2019
17:55  09 november  2019 Source:   washingtonpost.com

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House Republicans asked for their own impeachment witnesses on Saturday, sending Intelligence Committee Chairman Adam B. Schiff (D-Calif.) a list that includes former vice president Joe Biden ’s son Hunter Biden and the anonymous whistleblower who filed the initial complaint against President

House Republicans asked for their own impeachment witnesses on Saturday, sending Intelligence The impeachment probe moves from closed-door depositions to open hearings next week, which Nunes, in his request that the anonymous whistleblower be asked to testify publicly, argued that

House Republicans sent Intelligence Committee Chairman Adam B. Schiff a list of witnesses they want to testify in the impeachment inquiry, including former vice president Joe Biden’s son Hunter Biden and the anonymous whistleblower who filed the initial complaint against President Trump.

Joe Biden, Hunter Biden are posing for a picture: Then-Vice President Joe Biden and his son Hunter Biden attend an NCAA basketball game in Washington on Jan. 30, 2010. © Jonathan Ernst/Reuters Then-Vice President Joe Biden and his son Hunter Biden attend an NCAA basketball game in Washington on Jan. 30, 2010.

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But Schiff is likely to reject many, if not all, of the witnesses from the Republicans’ wish list.

Senate Republicans consider including Bidens in Trump impeachment trial

  Senate Republicans consider including Bidens in Trump impeachment trial There’s growing GOP interest in scrutinizing Hunter Biden’s overseas business dealings as a counter to House Democrats’ inquiry.(Pictured) Donald Trump, accompanied by Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, speaks on Oct. 23 in the Diplomatic Room of the White House in Washington, D.C.

House Republicans asked for their own impeachment witnesses on Saturday, sending Intelligence The impeachment probe moves from closed-door depositions to open hearings next week, which Nunes, in his request that the anonymous whistleblower be asked to testify publicly, argued that

House Republicans asked for their own impeachment witnesses on Saturday, sending Intelligence The impeachment probe moves from closed-door depositions to open hearings next week, which Nunes, in his request that the anonymous whistleblower be asked to testify publicly, argued that

“We expect that you will call each of the witnesses listed above to ensure that the Democrats’ ‘impeachment inquiry’ treats the President with fairness, as promised by Speaker Pelosi,” wrote Devin Nunes (Calif.), ranking Republican on the Intelligence Committee. “Your failure to fulfill Minority witness requests shall constitute evidence of your denial of fundamental fairness and due process.”

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Takeaways so far from House public impeachment hearings .
In several hours of testimony, and even bickering among lawmakers, some memorable moments have emerged. In several hours of testimony, and even bickering among lawmakers, some memorable moments have emerged.

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