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Politics House Judiciary debates wording of Trump impeachment charges

16:21  12 december  2019
16:21  12 december  2019 Source:   abcnews.go.com

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

  'It did nothing': White House blasts Judiciary Committee hearing as 'desperate charade' 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. © Provided by Washington Examiner"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.

The committee is holding a markup to iron out the details of the articles of impeachment that Pelosi and other Dem leaders introduced just yesterday. Afterwards, the charges will go to the House floor for all members to vote on. FOX News operates the FOX News Channel (FNC), FOX Business Network

The committee resumes their markup to iron out the details of the articles of impeachment that Pelosi and other Dem leaders introduced earlier this week. Afterwards, the charges will go to the House floor for all members to vote on. FOX News operates the FOX News Channel (FNC), FOX Business

After a late night of primetime speechmaking, members of the House Judiciary Committee on Thursday are set to debate the specific language of the impeachment articles targeting President Donald Trump for abuse of power and obstruction of Congress.


Jerrold Nadler wearing glasses: U.S. House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler, D-N.Y., and ranking member Doug Collins, R-Ga., listen to opening statements during a hearing on articles of impeachment against President Donald Trump on Capitol Hill on Dec. 11, 2019.© Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images U.S. House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler, D-N.Y., and ranking member Doug Collins, R-Ga., listen to opening statements during a hearing on articles of impeachment against President Donald Trump on Capitol Hill on Dec. 11, 2019.

This is the second day of what's called a "markup" — where members can propose changes to the wording of the articles — but few if any amendments are likely to be approved by the Democratic majority on the committee.

Nadler says vote 'possible' on Trump articles of impeachment this week

  Nadler says vote 'possible' on Trump articles of impeachment this week Nadler says vote 'possible' on Trump articles of impeachment this weekWASHINGTON (Reuters) - Jerrold Nadler, the Democratic chairman of the House Judiciary Committee, said on Sunday that articles of impeachment were being drafted and it was possible his panel could vote this week on charges against President Donald Trump.

The House Judiciary Committee will begin a two-day markup session to debate two articles of impeachment against President Trump , before they are sent to the full House for a vote. Representative Jerrold Nadler, chairman of the Judiciary Committee, during a hearing on

The House Judiciary Committee is weighing the charges against President Donald Trump in the official markup of the articles of impeachment that Democrats

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In the first stage of the markup Wednesday night, Democrats continued to defend their handling and the pace of the impeachment proceedings while Republicans attacked them for pushing to remove Trump for political reasons.

(MORE: Democrats, Republicans offer stark contrasts as House Judiciary Committee debates articles of impeachment)

House Judiciary Committee Chair Jerry Nadler gaveled the hearing of the House Judiciary Committee at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, kicking off the committee's marathon session.

Ranking Member of the House Judiciary Committee Rep. Doug Collins, R-Ga., responded with a passionate and fiery opening statement repeating many of his past criticisms, before ticking through examples of what he called "the big lie" by the Democrats.

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