House Judiciary Chairman Jerry Nadler set the next impeachment hearing for Dec. 4, making it the first hearing for the committee in the Democrats’ impeachment inquiry against President Donald Trump.
“I write to ask if — pursuant to H. Res. 660 and the relating Judiciary Committee Impeachment Inquiry procedures — you and your counsel plan to attend the hearing or make a request to question the witness panel,” Nadler wrote in his letter to Trump.
BREAKING: House Judiciary Cmte. announces that its first impeachment hearing in the next phase of the process will be held Dec. 4; chairman’s letter invites President Trump and his counsel to attend the hearing. https://t.co/XN9soITpq0 pic.twitter.com/zQby8l00nz
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Nadler has continued to investigate Trump, requesting a number of documents from the White House on March 4 and sending letters seeking information from people and organizations close to Trump. (RELATED: House Tables Vote To Consider Articles Of Impeachment For Trump)
In March, the House Judiciary Chairman sent requests to 81 groups, people and organizations, searching for constitutional abuses and corruption by Trump. The New York representative said in March the requests for documents are to “begin investigations, to present the case to the American people about obstruction of justice, about corruption and abuse of power.” (RELATED: Nadler Says Trump Should Be Impeached ‘To Vindicate The Constitution’)
Meanwhile, Senate Republicans do not appear to be concerned about House Democrats’ ongoing efforts to impeach Trump, with many saying even if the House were to move forward with impeachment, that there is no way the Senate would vote to impeach the president. (RELATED: Senate Republicans Are Not At All Worried About Impeachment)
The Daily Caller spoke with over ten GOP senators in mid-October, who all shared their views about House Democrats’ efforts to impeach the President. Not one senator was concerned about the impeachment process, saying they are most concerned about the Democrats’ ongoing attempts to impeach Trump based on no hard evidence.