House Judiciary reveals witnesses for first impeachment hearing

House Judiciary Chairman Jerry Nadler (D-N.Y.) on Monday unveiled the list of constitutional scholars set to testify in the committee’s first impeachment hearing on Wednesday. Democrats will call Noah Feldman, a Harvard Law professor, Pamela Karlan, a law professor at Stanford, and Michael Gerhardt, a law professor at the University of North Carolina. Republicans on the panel, meanwhile, will call Jonathan Turley, a law professor at George Washington University who has written extensively about the Trump impeachment inquiry, as their witness. Wednesday’s hearing is set to focus on laying out the constitutional grounds for impeachment, as Democrats look to make the case that Trump violated his oath of office by attempting to leverage military aid and a potential White House visit to pressure Ukraine’s president to commit to political probes. Republicans, faced with a damaging set of facts laid out in two weeks of public testimony last month, will argue

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