Dec 4, 2019

Read GOP witness Jonathan Turley's opening statement in House impeachment hearing

Jonathan Turley, a GOP witness, is testifying Wednesday in the House during the House Judiciary Committee's first impeachment hearing.

The big picture: He is the only Republican witness that will be testifying on Wednesday. The Judiciary Committee will be speaking with legal scholars to lay out the grounds for a constitutional impeachment.

Read Turley's full statement:

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Top Judiciary Republican demands Schiff testify in impeachment hearing

Rep. Doug Collins (R-Ga.), ranking member of the House Judiciary Committee, said on "Fox News Sunday" that the first witness Republicans will attempt to call in the upcoming impeachment hearing is House Intelligence Chairman Adam Schiff (D-Calif.).

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What to expect from the next phase of impeachment

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Don't hold your breath for the White House to show at this week's impeachment hearings — and it's possible they won't participate at all until the Senate trial.

What we're hearing: House Judiciary Chairman Jerry Nadler has given the White House until 5 pm ET on Friday to decide whether President Trump will have his counsel participate.

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House invites Trump to participate in impeachment hearings

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President Trump has until Dec. 6 to decide whether his legal counsel will participate in House impeachment hearings, according to a letter sent by the House Judiciary Committee on Friday outlining next steps.

Why it matters: It remains unclear whether Trump or his legal team will take part in the probe looking into allegations that he abused his power in an attempt to convince Ukraine to launch investigations into the Russia probe and the Bidens. Trump said last week that he would consider testifying in the impeachment probe, but the White House has instructed multiple witnesses not to cooperate.

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