On Friday at 10:00 a.m., the House Judiciary Committee will vote on H.R. 755, articles of impeachment against President Donald J. Trump. A video of the proceedings is available here and below.
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The Office of Management and Budget has released a memo defending the legality of its decision to withhold military aid to Ukraine–about which questions have been raised in connection with the impeachment inquiry. The memo is available here and below.
The House Judiciary Committee is holding a hearing starting at 9 a.m. on Dec. 12 to mark up H. Res. 755, the draft articles of impeachment against President Donald J. Trump. The hearing can be viewed below.
The House is on the right track, but there are minor changes could strengthen the draft.
One of the most significant yet underappreciated lessons of the history of impeachment is that it was intended as a tool to strengthen the nation’s security.
The concerns of a member of Congress focused on political messaging aren’t the concerns of a prosecutor. And when a single document tries to speak to both sets of goals at the same time, compromises will have to be made.
On Dec. 10, House Judiciary Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D.-N.Y.) submitted a resolution of impeachment against President Donald Trump for high crimes and misdemeanors. The first article was abuse of power, and the second was obstruction of Congress. The document is available here and below.
Democrats should focus on the president’s effort to get White House counsel Don McGahn to falsify evidence.
The Senate rules do not require a full trial, nor do they equate “removal” with “disqualification.”
On Monday, the House Committee on the Judiciary will hear testimony from the majority and minority counsels for the House Intelligence Committee. Daniel Goldman and Stephen Castor will present their committee's findings in the impeachment inquiry into the activities of President Trump. The livestream video of the hearing is available here and below.