House Judiciary Committee begins impeachment hearing | USA TODAY

by: USA TODAY     Published on: 05 December 2019

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Today's House Judiciary Committee hearing will weigh grounds for impeachment of President Trump.RELATED: Trump impeachment hearings: Fiona Hill and David Holmes testify House impeachment inquiry opens a new phase Wednesday as the Judiciary Committee holds a hearing aimed at deciding whether to recommend articles of impeachment against President Donald Trump. The hearing will focus on the constitutional grounds for impeachment, including the meaning of "high crimes and misdemeanors" for which a president could potentially be removed. The House Intelligence Committee has been examining claims that Trump tried to extract political favors from Ukraine in exchange for foreign aid. On Tuesday, the Intelligence committee adopted a report of its findings on a party-line vote of 13 to 9, compiled after weeks of open hearings and closed-door testimony.» Subscribe to USA TODAY:» Watch more on this and other topics from USA TODAY:» USA TODAY delivers current local and national news, sports, entertainment, finance, technology, and more through award-winning journalism, photos, videos and VR.#impeachment #impeachmenthearing #trumpimpeachment