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The takeaway from seven public impeachment hearings: Nothing has shattered House Republicans’ allegiance toward President Trump, Axios' Alayna Treene reports.
The big picture: Most House Republicans have been a hard "no" on impeachment since the very beginning, and even retiring Rep. Will Hurd of Texas declared himself a "no" today.
In today's session, Hill and David Holmes of the State Department fleshed out some of the details presented by past witnesses.
What they're saying: Hill lamented that Republicans left the hearing room after giving lengthy speeches directed at the witnesses.
The bottom line: Democrats considered today their closing arguments prior to the Thanksgiving recess.
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A transcript of a phone call between Trump and Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky is displayed during the hearing.
Bison grazing in Yellowstone National Park. Photo: Matthew Brown, File/AP
It turns out that bison herds are good for the areas they used to graze, the AP reports.
Why it matters: "Many other migratory animals in Yellowstone — pronghorn, bighorn sheep, mule deer and elk — do not form these large groups while they migrate and graze, Geremia said."