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Politics 'It did nothing': White House blasts Judiciary Committee hearing as 'desperate charade'

05:30  05 december  2019
05:30  05 december  2019 Source:   washingtonexaminer.com

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The hearing by the House of Representatives Judiciary Committee marks the next stage of the probe, with legal experts giving testimony that could lead to a vote of impeachment. It is alleged the president pressured Ukraine to conduct two investigations for his own political gain.

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The White House called the first day of impeachment testimony in front of the House Judiciary Committee a "bad day" for Democrats as they attempt to impeach President Trump.

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"Today was a good day for President Trump, and a bad day for the Democrats," White House press secretary Stephanie Grisham said in a Wednesday statement. "The only thing the three liberal professors established at Chairman Nadler’s hearing was their political bias against the President. It did nothing to change the fact that, despite weeks of hearings in this sham process, the President did nothing wrong."

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First House Judiciary Committee hearing set for today. After two weeks of public hearings by the House Intelligence Committee , it will be up to the Judiciary Committee to weigh articles of impeachment “Could Pelosi have chosen anyone more biased to lead Round 2 of this charade ??”

The House Intelligence Committee sent its report to the House Judiciary Committee on Tuesday night, paving the way for possible articles of impeachment 5:30 PM: Obama administration ethics lawyer expected to question experts during Judiciary Committee hearing . Norman Eisen, a senior

"Congress should get back to working for the American people. The United States–Mexico–Canada trade agreement, infrastructure, and drug pricing all await action from Speaker Pelosi. Instead, House Democrats continue to ignore their constituents by focusing on this pathetic and desperate charade," she added.

Impeachment hearings moved this week from the House Intelligence Committee to the House Judiciary Committee as Democrats brought in legal experts to try to set up a legal case for impeachment. One Democratic witness, Stanford Law professor Pamela Karlan, apologized after she used the name of Trump's 13-year-old son, Barron, to attack his father.

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"The Constitution doesn’t allow titles of nobility," Karlan had told the committee when asked what distinguished the presidency and kings. "So, while the president can name his son Barron, he can’t make him a baron."

First lady Melania Trump and Donald Trump Jr. both hit back at Karlan for her comments, with the first lady saying Karlan should be "ashamed" of herself and Trump Jr. calling her statement "grotesque."

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