By Gretchen Frazee
“The impeachment inquiry is clearly an orchestrated effort to upend our political system,” Castor said.
“They can’t get over the fact that Donald Trump is president of the United States, and they don’t have a candidate that they think can beat him. It’s all political,” Collins said.
Rep. Jerry Nadler, the House Judiciary Committee chair, said Monday that “President Trump put himself before country."…
By Hope Yen, Lisa Mascaro, Associated Press
Chairman Jerrold Nadler expects the committee to vote soon, possibly this week, on at least two or more charges against the Republican president.
Republican and Democratic counsels from the House Judiciary and Intelligence committees are expected to present at the hearing beginning at 9 a.m. ET. Watch live here.
By Candice Norwood
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 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.
Jonathan Turley teaches at George Washington University and is one of four professors testifying Wednesday in the House impeachment inquiry.
Turley said that to impeach Trump based on the current evidence “would be to expose every future president to the same type of inchoate impeachment.”…
Gerhardt said, “no one, not even the president, is beyond the reach of our Constitution and our laws,” and added that if Congress does not impeach Trump, the impeachment process “has lost all meaning.”…
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