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.
Rivals U.S. and Iran both support Iraqi Prime Minister Adel Abdul-Mahdi—but he's under increasing pressure to step down amid widespread protests that could put US troops at risk
The poll shows that Americans continue to be split over whether Trump should be impeached and removed from office. However, support is increasing among Republicans.
Despite the outgoing official's belief there was no criminal wrongdoing in the July 25 conversation, he did confirm portions of another Trump official's testimony linking the president to a quid pro quo.
Meet Reps. Jeff Van Drew and Collin Peterson, Democrats who won Trump districts in 2018.
The impeachment rules for how the House will conduct public hearings do not appease Republicans' demands, and the vote will place a handful of vulnerable, mostly freshmen Democrats in a tough political spot.
"My knowledge...about any involvement of Mr. Giuliani was in connection with a campaign against our ambassador to Ukraine," John Sullivan testified to lawmakers.
The high unsatisfaction rate means the constant drip of damning revelations made by current and former officials to lawmakers via private depositions aren't resonating with voters.
A vote for the resolution could lead constituents to believe their congressional lawmaker backs the impeachment inquiry.
"I kinda like it," the outspoken Florida lawmaker wrote on Twitter in response to the trending hashtag "MattGaetzIsATool." He included a GIF of a shirtless man swinging a sledgehammer with the caption "I came in like a wrecking ball."