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Livestream and Witness Statements: Dec. 4 House Judiciary Impeachment Hearing

On Dec. 4 at 10:00 a.m., the House Judiciary Committee will hold a hearing on the constitutional grounds for impeaching the president. The committee will hear from Professor Noah Feldman of Harvard Law School, Professor Michael Gerhardt of the University of North Carolina Law School, Professor Pamela S. Karlan of Stanford Law School and Professor Jonathan Turley of George Washington University Law School.

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House Republicans Release Report on Impeachment Evidence

On Dec. 2, the ranking members for the three House committees tasked with managing the impeachment inquiry released a Republican staff report on the available evidence in the ongoing inquiry. The report decries the inquiry as "an orchestrated campagin to upend our political system" and argues that "none of the Democrats' witnesses testified to having evidence of bribery, extortion, or any high crime or misdemeanor." The report can be found here and below.

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Summary of Philip Reeker’s Deposition Testimony

Editor’s note: This is one of many summaries of depositions released by House impeachment investigators. The others are available here.

Ambassador Philip Reeker testified before Congress in the ongoing impeachment inquiry on Oct. 26. Below is a summary of his testimony, as compiled from the transcript of his deposition.

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White House Letter on Dec. 4 Impeachment Hearing

On Dec. 1, the president's counsel Pat Cipollone sent a letter to House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler regarding the impeachment inquiry. The letter indicates that the White House will not participate in the upcoming Judiciary Committee impeachment hearing on Dec. 4 but leaves open this possibility for future hearings. The document is available here and below.

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