Dec 8, 2019

Mark Meadows denies Trump asked Ukraine to investigate political rival

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The road to Trump's impeachment

Trump and Zelensky shake hands during a meeting in New York in September. Photo: Saul Loeb/AFP via Getty Images

In six months, a phone call between President Trump and Ukraine's president escalated into a full-blown crisis that is culminating in Trump's impeachment.

What's next: Assuming the House approves articles of impeachment later tonight, Trump will face a trial in the Senate next month — which is likely to end in his acquittal, since Senate Republicans have already been openly dismissive about the merits of the case against him.

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Nadler on potential Mueller article of impeachment: "It's part of a pattern"

House Judiciary Chairman Jerry Nadler (D-N.Y.) did not confirm on CNN's "State of the Union" whether his committee will draft an article of impeachment based on the Mueller report, but said President Trump's conduct is "part of a pattern" that threatens the integrity of U.S. elections.

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Read Jerry Nadler's opening statement in the evidentiary impeachment hearing

House Judiciary Chairman Jerry Nadler (D-N.Y.) set the stage with his opening statement in his committee's evidentiary hearing for the impeachment inquiry.

The big picture: Nadler relied heavily on the historical and constitutional basis for impeaching President Trump, alleging that the president "has broken his oath" to the American people regarding the Ukraine scandal and pledging, in turn, to fulfill his by hearing evidence behind impeachment.

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