The first three of the four legal scholars who testified said President Donald Trump committed impeachable offenses.
Republicans have signaled they're preparing to act as a thorn in the side of their Democratic counterparts, ready to engage in debates over committee procedures.
The two impeachment reports could not be farther apart in their conclusions about President Donald Trump's dealings with Ukraine.
Some of Trump's biggest allies on Capitol Hill have made it clear that Wednesday's hearing will be filled with spectacle and arguments over procedure.
More witnesses will testify to Congress as a new group of lawmakers will take charge of the House impeachment inquiry.
"I think the American people need to understand that especially Obama judges are very partisan and their opinions are oftentimes, especially here in the district of D.C., are against the Trump administration for really partisan purposes," Whitaker told Fox & Friends.
A new report that shows the president was briefed on the anonymous whistleblower complaint by White House lawyers before he released U.S. military aid to Ukraine throws into question what the president knew and when he knew it.
Democrats made it clear they believe Trump has committed crimes far too grave to remain in office. They view censure as a "slap on the wrist."
The secretary of state, who highlighted his former position as CIA director, failed to quash the conspiracy theory promoted by the president and Republicans when reporters questioned him about it.
Despite the judge's ruling, the case is likely far from over, and the favorable ruling for House Democrats does not mean other current and former officials will ignore the White House's directive and comply with congressional subpoenas.
With 232 votes in favor of a resolution outlining the House's impeachment inquiry last month, just two Democrats broke from party ranks to vote against the measure. So, how will the holdouts vote on articles of impeachment?
"An impeachable offense should be compelling, overwhelmingly clear and unambiguous, and it's not something to be rushed or taken lightly," said Rep. Will Hurd, a Republican from Texas. "I've not heard evidence proving the president committed bribery or extortion."
Congress passed a stopgap spending measure to fund the government through December 20. A government shutdown was set to commence Thursday at midnight without congressional action.
Fiona Hill batted down GOP attacks against Vindman: "Everyone immigrated to the US at some point."
Their questions to witnesses, statements made on the dais and answers to reporters signaled that members of both parties were satisfied with their respective performances and believed they have the key to success moving forward.
Two career public servants brought to light new evidence there was a quid pro quo when Trump in pressured his Ukrainian counterpart to initiate politically motivated investigations before receiving military aid.
Americans tuning in at home and the select few who get to observe in person will see Democrats and Republicans on Wednesday seek to bolster their respective impeachment narratives with the witness testimonies of two top State Department officials.
GOP staffers have floated a memo to House Republicans about how to best defend Trump during the public impeachment hearings. But it fails to address some of the damning allegations that Democrats will likely focus their questions on.
The 2020 bid from the former New York mayor could create some headaches for Biden's ability to maintain the support from moderate Democrats that he needs to remain a frontrunner.
"Please absent yourself," House Intelligence Chairman Adam Schiff told the Florida Republican several times.
"They shouldn't be having public hearings. This is a hoax," the president told reporters on the White House's South Lawn. "This is just like the Russian witch hunt. This is just a continuation."
In shows earlier this week, the Fox News host vehemently denied having contact with Secretary of State Mike Pompeo or anyone else from the department.
Nearly a dozen members of the upper chamber—Democrats and Republicans—told Newsweek they will tune out the public proceedings for several reasons, most of whom cited a lack of time.
"Security assistance money would not come until the president committed to pursue the investigation," the U.S. diplomat to Ukraine said of Trump's push to have a foreign country pledge to probe 2016 election interference and Democrats.
The identity of the whistleblower has floated around Washington and Twitter for some time as a rumor, but those with direct knowledge of who it is are few and far between.
Among a dozen Republican and Democratic senators, the methods by which members say they're preparing for the procedures of a trial range widely.
"My assessment is one could run into February," said. Sen. Richard Shelby (R-Ala.), chairman of the Senate Appropriations Committee. "Will it? It's not up to me."
"Resumption of U.S. aid would likely not occur until Ukraine provided the public anti-corruption statement that we had been discussing for many weeks," the EU ambassador said he told a top Ukrainian official as U.S. was being withheld.
In elections that will determine policy, the political makeup of state legislatures and who lives in governors' mansions, voters will head to the polls Tuesday in states across the country.
Keeping with tradition, President Donald Trump and First Lady Melania hosted the Washington, D.C.-based team at the White House.