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Both sides gear up for marathon week of impeachment hearing

Posted On: Nov 18, 2019   |   Posted By: Politico

Both sides gear up for marathon week of impeachment hearing

With help from Andrew Desiderio IMPEACH ME HOW TO DOUGIE - Welcome to week two of the public impeachment hearings! To get you up to speed, we're bringing you Andrew's “Weekly Impeachment Watch” section right off the bat. Here is his expert analysis and handy dandy schedule: Make no mistake: this is the week when the impeachment inquiry will get even closer to the president. Among the eight witnesses who will publicly testify over a marathon three-day period, some were on the July 25 Trump-Zelensky phone call, others had direct conversations with the president, half are current or former White House officials - and from their testimony, Democrats expect to secure even more evidence, through first-hand accounts, connecting Trump to the campaign to pressure Ukraine to investigate his political foes. Republicans hammered Democrats last week over the first few witnesses' lack of direct knowledge of the July 25 phone call and of Trump's exact intentions. But even since Marie Yovanovitch's testimony wrapped up on...

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