Abuse of power. Bribery. Contempt of Congress. Obstruction of justice. Those are four of the potential articles of impeachment that House Judiciary Committee Democrats could draw up against the President Trump as soon as next month, Fox News is told, now that public hearings before the House Intelligence Committee wrapped up Thursday.
Laura Cooper, a deputy assistant secretary of defense, and State Department official David Hale were set to testify Wednesday evening in Democrats' impeachment inquiry, after President Trump claimed unequivocal vindication from European Union ambassador Gordon Sondland's blockbuster remarks earlier in the day.
Gordon Sondland, the most anticipated witness in the impeachment inquiry, will testify on Wednesday -- but it remains unclear whether he'll pose problems for Democrats, Republicans, or all of the above.
A former U.S. envoy to Ukraine testified at the second round of Tuesday’s impeachment hearings that he didn't initially realize the connection between a President Trump-sought investigation of "Burisma" and the Bidens, as he appeared to distance himself from any efforts to investigate the latter in conversations over the summer.
The Trump impeachment inquiry is charging into a crucial week as Americans hear from some of the most important witnesses closest to the White House in back-to-back-to-back live sessions.
David Hale, the State Department’s No. 3 official, testified in a Nov. 6 closed-door deposition that no one in the Trump administration or any "government channel" ever mentioned former Vice President Joe Biden or his son Hunter as a reason for withholding aid from Ukraine, according to a transcript of his remarks released late Monday by House Democrats in their impeachment inquiry.