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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

Nadler Accuses Trump of ‘Stonewall’: Impeachment Update

  Nadler Accuses Trump of ‘Stonewall’: Impeachment Update The House Judiciary Committee is meeting on Wednesday to begin considering the resolution that contains two articles of impeachment against President Donald Trump. The meeting will be led by Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler of New York and top Republican Doug Collins of Georgia.Here are the latest developments:Nadler Accuses Trump of ‘Stonewall’ (7:16 p.m.)In opening the meeting, Nadler said Trump’s requests to Ukraine’s president for investigations of Joe Biden and the 2016 election were “not legitimate requests” and ignored the U.S. national interest.

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

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

a clock tower in front of a building: The Capitol dome is seen early Wednesday morning before Amb. William Taylor And Deputy Assistant Secretary Of State George Kent testify at the first public impeachment hearing before the House Intelligence Committee on Capitol Hill November 13, 2019 in Washington, DC. © Sarah Silbiger/Getty Images The Capitol dome is seen early Wednesday morning before Amb. William Taylor And Deputy Assistant Secretary Of State George Kent testify at the first public impeachment hearing before the House Intelligence Committee on Capitol Hill November 13, 2019 in Washington, DC.

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.

Impeachment needle not moving as majority of voters oppose removing Trump: polls

  Impeachment needle not moving as majority of voters oppose removing Trump: polls As the House of Representatives begins drafting articles of impeachment against President Trump, two new national polls indicate a slight majority of Americans still oppose impeaching and removing him.“American voters signal they are slightly more inclined not to impeach than to impeach," Quinnipiac University Polling Analyst Tim Malloy noted.

The Democratic-led House of Representatives Judiciary Committee , tasked with considering charges known as articles of impeachment , had given Trump until 6 p.m. (2300 GMT) on Sunday to say whether he would dispatch a lawyer to take part in the judiciary panel' s proceedings on Wednesday .

The White House has told the Judiciary Committee that "we do not intend to participate in your Wednesday hearing ." The impeachment process is taking place in the US Senate rather than the president' s preferred option of the House , where Trump and his legal team would be afforded the

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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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