House Judiciary Committee sets Dec. 4 impeachment hearing

MARY CLARE JALONICK and LISA MASCARO Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — The House Judiciary Committee is set to take over the impeachment probe of President Donald Trump next week, scheduling a Dec. 4 hearing on the question of "high crimes and misdemeanors" set out in the Constitution. The hearing, announced Tuesday, will feature legal experts who will examine the constitutional grounds for impeachment. House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler said that it will "explore the framework put in place to respond to serious allegations of impeachable misconduct." The Judiciary hearing will come as the House intelligence committee is expected to submit a report compiling evidence of its probe into Trump's dealings with Ukraine. The intelligence panel held two weeks of impeachment
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