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This past December, the House Judiciary Committee held a hearing where it heard from constitutional scholars and legal experts as to whether President Donald Trump's pressure on Ukraine to open politically beneficial investigations warranted impeachment.

House Democrats brought forth three witnesses who argued in favor of impeachment, and House Republicans brought one: George Washington University's public interest law chair, Jonathan Turley.

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The House Judiciary Committee voted Friday morning to bring abuse of power and obstruction of Congress articles of impeachment against President Donald Trump to the House floor for a full vote.

The Democratic House is expected to vote in favor of the articles as well, officially impeaching Trump and putting him on trial in the Republican Senate.

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) is already sparking concerns about the trial's fairness with comments he made Thursday night on far-Right Fox News host Sean Hannity's show.

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The House Judiciary Committee is debating the articles of impeachment against President Donald Trump. He's charged with abuse of power and obstruction of Congress. and his allies are scrambling to defend him.

One of these attempts was from the Republican Party's official Twitter account—and it fell flat.

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The House Judiciary Committee, in its public impeachment hearing against President Donald Trump on Wednesday, consulted four constitutional scholars for greater insight to the legal implications of the President's Ukraine scandal—and whether they merit impeachment.

Three witnesses, called by Democrats, each made compelling arguments for the articles of impeachment with which Trump could be charged.

George Washington University professor Jonathan Turley—invited by Republicans—was the lone dissenter.

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President Donald Trump's press team is working overtime to discredit media coverage of the impeachment hearings against their boss.

The House Judiciary Committee began its hearings today, with four constitutional scholars—Pamela Karlan, Michael Gerhardt, Noah Feldman, and Jonathan Turley—tasked with testifying about the constitutionality of impeaching Donald Trump. The former three were invited by Democrats, who hold the majority, while Turley was invited by Republicans.

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The first round of impeachment hearings against President Donald Trump in the House Judiciary Committee kicked off Wednesday morning.

The committee has enlisted four constitutional scholars and law professors for insight on the question of whether or not impeachment is merited in light of the facts learned from the Intelligence Committee's report.

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A letter from the House Judiciary Committee released on Tuesday, the next chapter of the impeachment inquiry against President Donald Trump will begin on December 4 with a new hearing just announced.

Until now, the public impeachment hearings have been conducted by members of the House Intelligence Committee, led by Chairman Adam Schiff (D-CA). The December 4 hearing, however, will be conducted by the House Judiciary Committee, headed by Chairman Jerrold Nadler.

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