Legal scholars drew opposite conclusions about President Donald Trump’s conduct with Ukraine, underscoring the partisan divide over basic facts surrounding the impeachment investigation as it moves into a critical new phase.
The House Judiciary Committee on Wednesday heard testimony from four legal scholars on U.S. constitutional history and precedent for the impeachment of a president.
By Gene Johnson, Associated Press
Democratic Rep. Denny Heck of Washington state announced Wednesday that he is retiring from Congress at the end of his term, saying his work on the investigation into Russian election interference and the impeachment inquiry of President Donald Trump have…
The impeachment inquiry into President Trump entered a new phase Wednesday as the House Judiciary Committee held its first hearing on the matter. Four law professors testified before the panel about the legal parameters of impeachment: Noah Feldman, Michael Gerhardt,…
In the House Judiciary Committee’s first hearing Wednesday, four legal experts shared their perspective on impeachment -- and whether President Trump’s handling of Ukraine policy meets the standard to justify it. Lisa Desjardins, who attended the hearing, joins Judy Woodruff…
For additional insight into the House Judiciary Committee’s first public impeachment hearing, we turn to Solomon Wisenberg, who was deputy independent counsel during the Whitewater investigation, and law professor Frank Bowman, author of “High Crimes and Misdemeanors: A History of…
By Associated Press
The first lady has tweeted at Stanford law professor Pamela Karlan that "a minor child deserves privacy and should be kept out of politics."…
By Desmond Butler, Michael Biesecker, Associated Press
Federal prosecutors have interviewed the head of Ukraine’s state-owned gas company as part of an investigation into the business dealings of President Donald Trump’s personal lawyer Rudy Giuliani and two of Giuliani’s business associates.
By Lisa Mascaro, Mary Clare Jalonick, Associated Press
“Are you ready?” Nancy Pelosi asked rank-and-file lawmakers. The answer was a resounding yes.
By Associated Press
Republicans on the Judiciary Committee have used their five-minute allotments to criticize the impeachment process and defend Trump, rather than ask questions of the law professors.
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