The committee is scheduled to convene at 7 p.m. to hear opening statements from its 40 attending members before an expected vote Thursday after it considers amendments.
With partisan lines hardening and with President Trump showing no signs of slackening from his attacks on political opponents, the tensions enveloping the country will go on at least until the next election and probably longer.
The president’s lawyer also said he has sought to learn why he is under investigation in the Southern District of New York.
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Your impeachment questions, answered
The information is necessary to investigate foreign interference in U.S. politics, lawyers for Congress say.
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In 1998, when the House impeached President Clinton, Congress had completed its legislative work in mid-October. Today, they have a hefty list of must-do items.
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At the very least, Giuliani’s work has the appearance of a conflict of interest: He’s helping out foreigners dealing with the government while he also represents the president as his personal lawyer.
The articles focus on abuse of power and obstructing Congress. The president called impeachment “Political Madness.”
The two narrowly drawn articles, charging Trump with abuse of power and obstruction of Congress, are the most significant step yet in Democrats’ impeachment effort.
The president took issue with Christopher Wray’s response to the report examining the bureau’s investigation of Trump’s 2016 campaign.
Democratic lawmakers said the tandem moves reflect the “walk and chew gum” mentality that Speaker Nancy Pelosi has pushed since the earliest days of her majority.
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There are compelling political arguments that they should have been included. Instead, Democrats are going narrow.
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Democrats unveiled the reasons they think Trump should be removed from office.
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Democrats and Republicans present final cases in House impeachment inquiry hearing
The House Judiciary Committee heard testimony from Democratic and Republican lawyers on Dec. 9.
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