Here Comes Next Phase of Impeachment Inquiry

House judiciary panel schedules hearing for next week
By Newser Editors,  Newser Staff
Posted Nov 26, 2019 1:43 PM CST
Here Comes Next Phase of Impeachment Inquiry
Chairman Rep. Jerrold Nadler, D-N.Y. speaks at a House Judiciary Committee hearing on assault weapons on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, Sept. 25, 2019.   (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)

First came the closed-door depositions. Then came the public hearings. Now the next phase of the impeachment inquiry is scheduled to begin on Dec. 4, reports Politico. This one will be handled by the House Judiciary Committee, which will begin debating whether the information turned up so far warrants the drafting of articles of impeachment, per the Hill. Panel chairman Jerry Nadler sent a letter to the White House Tuesday inviting President Trump or his attorneys to attend. (A new court ruling might affect whether holdouts such as John Bolton will be compelled to testify.)

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