Wednesday, Nov. 13, 2019
The country is divided on impeachment as the House opens its first public hearings. Will the hearings move the needle one way or the other?
Was President Trump's request for Ukraine's leader to "do us a favor" done with a personal political benefit in mind? Did he abuse his power? Obstruct justice?
Those are the questions guiding the House Intelligence Committee's public hearings, which begin Wednesday. (Listen to live NPR coverage of the hearing beginning at 10 a.m. Wednesday on 90.7 WFAE)
BREAKING: SCHIFF details questions that witnesses must speak to in order to be considered relevant to impeachment hearings.
This is meant to guide which GOP witnesses they're willing to call. The questions: pic.twitter.com/lzVxZcbUcj
— Kyle Cheney (@kyledcheney) November 7, 2019
What has come out so far from private testimony has been damaging to the White House.
The hearings come as polls show the country split on impeachming and removing Trump.
— Kathryn Watson (@kathrynw5) November 12, 2019
We get analysis of the road ahead.
Michael Bitzer, Catawba College, chair of the Department of Politics (@BowTiePolitics)
Susan Roberts, Davidson College, professor of political science (@profsuroberts)
Bruce Jentleson, Duke University, professor of public policy and political science (@BWJ777)