[Ed. – My, what a surprise. Almost like Pelosi gave the “Full speed ahead” order and Nadler scheduled the next hearing to try to deflect attention from the IG report in the news cycle. This is the massive IG report on the conduct of the “Russia-Trump” probe in the FBI (including abuse of the FISA authorization process), if you haven’t been keeping tabs on it. It’s “The Biggie.”]
The House Judiciary Committee said Thursday that it will hold its next impeachment inquiry hearing on Monday, the same day that the Justice Department inspector general’s Russia probe report is scheduled for release.
The announcement comes after House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) directed the panel, chaired by Rep. Jerry Nadler (D-NY), to begin drawing up articles of impeachment over President Donald Trump’s actions toward Ukraine. Pelosi argued the president’s July 25 telephone call with Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky was an abuse of power that undermined U.S. national security. …
On Wednesday, the House Judiciary Committee heard from four law professors on the merits of whether to impeach the president. Monday’s hearing is scheduled for 9 a.m. EST and feature presentations from Democrat and Republican counsels on the House Judiciary and Intelligence panels.