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Politics House Committee unveils list of witnesses in Wednesday's impeachment hearing

00:25  03 december  2019
00:25  03 december  2019 Source:   cnn.com

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The House Judiciary Committee unveiled Monday the witnesses for its first hearing into the impeachment of President Donald Trump, announcing plans to hear from a quartet of constitutional law experts.

The hearing on Wednesday will explore the grounds for impeaching the President, and its witnesses are: Noah Feldman, Pamela S. Karlan, Michael Gerhardt and Jonathan Turley — professors respectively at Harvard, Stanford, North Carolina and George Washington law schools.

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Wednesday ’ s Judiciary Committee hearing will focus on the constitutional grounds surrounding impeaching a president. The yet-to-be-named witnesses will be legal experts. The Intelligence Committee , which held a series of public and closed-room hearings last month, will send its findings

The hearing on Wednesday marks the next stage in the impeachment inquiry, which centres on a July phone call between Mr Trump and Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky. In that call, President Trump asked Mr Zelensky to investigate Joe Biden, currently the front runner to be the Democratic

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"Our first task is to explore the framework put in place to respond to serious allegations of impeachable misconduct like those against President Trump," House Judiciary Chairman Jerry Nadler, a New York Democrat, said in a statement last week.

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