Today marks the next stage in the Trump impeachment process. Fellow-blogger Brosephus has some thoughts on the process thus far, the evidence, and the fiasco that is certain to ensue as the republicans continue to attempt to defend the indefensible. He also provides a link to the live coverage and other valuable information. Thank you, Brosephus, for all this valuable information!
Today marks the first day of impeachment hearings being held by the House Judiciary Committee. This committee would be the one responsible for drafting any articles of impeachment that would ultimately be voted on by the entire House of Representatives. Since impeachment is typically a once in a lifetime event, today’s hearing is basically going to be a history lesson on impeachment. There will be historians and scholars who will testify about the aspects of impeachment. It will likely be a drab hearing, but I still expect Republicans to do what they do best, which is try to muddy the waters while defending Trump.
As I did for the Intelligence Committee, I’m providing a live-stream of the hearings for those who can’t access it otherwise. This is a historical event regardless of where your politics reside. I agree with Democratic members of Congress that these allegations need to be investigated. …
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