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Tue Sep 17, 2019, 10:16 AM

House Judiciary Committee to hold 1st impeachment hearing [View all]

Source: AP

WASHINGTON (AP) ó As they investigate President Donald Trump, Democrats on the House Judiciary Committee will hold their first official hearing in what they are calling an impeachment investigation.

Corey Lewandowski, Trumpís outspoken, loyal former campaign manager, is scheduled to appear Tuesday to discuss the report by former special counsel Robert Mueller. But itís unlikely that Democrats will get much new information as they decide whether to draft articles of impeachment against the president.

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Still, the Judiciary panel is moving ahead, approving rules for impeachment hearings last week. Among those guidelines is allowing staff to question witnesses, as will happen for the first time with Lewandowski.

Lewandowski was a central figure in Muellerís report. Muellerís investigators detailed two episodes in which Trump asked Lewandowski to direct then-Attorney General Jeff Sessions to limit Muellerís investigation. Trump said that if Sessions would not meet with Lewandowski, then Lewandowski should tell Sessions he was fired.

Read more: https://www.apnews.com/04ac3771d88a47a1b10e4081646e871c



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