Impeachment hearing: Live updates from the Judiciary Committee

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Impeachment hearing: Live updates from the Judiciary Committee

In a packed hearing room on Wednesday, Rep. Jerry Nadler will lead the House Judiciary Committee in the next phase of the impeachment process against President Donald Trump. But Nadler, D-N.Y., has been through the process once before, in a very different capacity. On Dec.

The House Judiciary Committee kicked off its first hearing of the impeachment inquiry at 10 a.m. Wednesday with an exploration of the constitutional grounds for impeachment, including what constitutes bribery, high crimes and misdemeanors and whether President Donald Trump’s actions meet those definitions.

The witnesses include Harvard law professor Noah Feldman; Stanford law professor Pamela Karlan; University of North Carolina law professor Michael Gerhardt; and George Washington University law professor Jonathan Turley. The first three witnesses were asked to testify by the committee’s Democrats, and Turley was called by the panel’s Republican members.

https://www.nbcnews.com – Updated Dec. 4, 2019, 11:46 PM CET

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