Sunday shows - Focus shifts to Judiciary impeachment hearing

Sunday shows - Focus shifts to Judiciary impeachment hearing
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The Sunday morning political talk shows shifted to the next phase of the Democrats' impeachment inquiry into President TrumpDonald John TrumpSanders apologizes to Biden for supporter's op-ed Jayapal: 'We will end up with another Trump' if the US doesn't elect progressive Democrats: McConnell impeachment trial rules a 'cover up,' 'national disgrace' MORE.

The House Judiciary Committee will ultimately decide whether the evidence gathered during the probe warrants drafting articles of impeachment that would be voted on by the entire House.

Its first hearing is scheduled this week.

Read The Hill's complete coverage below.

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Top Judiciary Republican: 'My first and foremost witness is Adam Schiff'
By ZACK BUDRYK 
 
Rep. Doug CollinsDouglas (Doug) Allen CollinsWhite House appoints GOP House members to advise Trump's impeachment team Media's selective outrage exposed in McSally-Raju kerfuffle The five dumbest things said about impeachment so far MORE (Ga.), the top GOP member of the House Judiciary Committee, said Sunday that Intelligence Committee Chair Adam SchiffAdam Bennett SchiffWhite House appoints GOP House members to advise Trump's impeachment team Trump knocks authors of 'A Very Stable Genius': 'Two stone cold losers from Amazon WP' Democrats push back on White House impeachment claims, saying Trump believes he is above the law MORE (D-Calif.) is the most important witness Republicans want to question in the upcoming phase of the impeachment inquiry.
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GOP rep: It would be to Trump's advantage to have attorneys at impeachment hearing
By JUSTINE COLEMAN
 
Rep. Tom McClintockThomas (Tom) Milller McClintockOvernight Energy: Republicans eye top spot on Natural Resources panel | GOP lawmakers push back on bill to make greener refrigerators, air conditioners | Green groups sue Trump over California fracking plans Republicans eye top spot on Natural Resources panel Republicans eschew any credible case against impeachment MORE (R-Calif.) said Sunday that it would be to President Trump’s advantage to have attorneys present at this week's House Judiciary Committee impeachment hearing.
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Key Democrat hopes Trump will participate in next phase of impeachment inquiry
By JUSTINE COLEMAN 
 
Rep. Val DemingsValdez (Val) Venita DemingsWhite House appoints GOP House members to advise Trump's impeachment team Schiff huddles in Capitol with impeachment managers House Democrats may call new impeachment witnesses if Senate doesn't MORE (D-Fla.) said Sunday she hopes President Trump will participate in the House Judiciary Committee’s impeachment proceedings.
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Demings: 'We're not willing to play that game' of waiting for officials who refuse to testify
By JUSTINE COLEMAN 
 
Rep. Val Demings (D-Fla.) said Sunday that House Democrats are “not willing to play that game” of waiting to see if the courts will order White House officials to appear before the House committees. 
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Judiciary Democrat who worked on Nixon impeachment says alleged Trump misconduct is worse
By REBECCA KLAR
 
Rep. Zoe LofgrenZoe Ellen LofgrenWhite House appoints GOP House members to advise Trump's impeachment team Schiff huddles in Capitol with impeachment managers Meet Pelosi's 7 impeachment managers MORE (D-Calif.), the only House Democrat to have worked on both the Nixon and Clinton impeachment proceedings, said Sunday that President Trump's alleged misconduct is worse than that of President Nixon. 
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Jeffries dismisses poll showing declining support for impeachment: 'Our job is to follow the facts'
By ZACK BUDRYK
 
House Democratic Caucus Chair Hakeem JeffriesHakeem Sekou JeffriesWhite House appoints GOP House members to advise Trump's impeachment team Schiff huddles in Capitol with impeachment managers Sunday shows - All eyes on Senate impeachment trial MORE (D-N.Y.) on Sunday dismissed a poll showing declining support for the House’s impeachment inquiry, noting other polling contradicting the result and saying Congress’s job is “to follow the facts.”
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Kennedy explains why he walked back comments about Ukraine election hack
By REBECCA KLAR
 
Sen. John KennedyJohn Neely KennedyMORE (R-La.) on Sunday explained why he walked back comments indicating Ukraine may have been responsible for the 2016 hack of the Democratic National Committee (DNC). 
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Klobuchar says she's not worried about leaving campaign trail for impeachment trial: 'I meet whatever obstacle is put in front of me'
By REBECCA KLAR 
 
Sen. Amy KlobucharAmy Jean KlobucharNew York Times editor: Warren, Klobuchar endorsement reflects 'extremely divided' Democratic Party Biden leads Democratic primary field in Iowa: poll Bloomberg says he would vote to convict Trump if he were a senator MORE (D-Minn.), said Sunday she isn't worried that missing time on the presidential campaign trail for a potential Senate impeachment trial will place her at a disadvantage in the primary race. 
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Klobuchar knocks Bloomberg late 2020 entry: 'We have strong candidates'
By REBECCA KLAR
 
Sen. Amy Klobuchar (D-Minn.), a Democratic presidential candidate, knocked former New York City Mayor Michael BloombergMichael Rubens BloombergBloomberg, Steyer focus on climate change in effort to stand out I'm a conservative against Citizens United Trump scrambles to defend pre-existing conditions record amid ObamaCare lawsuit MORE's late entry into the 2020 race.
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Bloomberg pollster: Candidate's campaign will focus on climate change, guns, education and income inequality
By MARTY JOHNSON
 
“He’s focused on climate, given his role as the special representative of the [U.N.] Secretary General on Climate," pollster Doug SchoenDouglas SchoenSunday shows - Focus shifts to Judiciary impeachment hearing Bloomberg pollster: Candidate's campaign will focus on climate change, guns, education and income inequality Ukraine scandal shows that foreign influence is a bipartisan affair MORE said.
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Booker: 'If you want me in this race, then I need help'
By  ZACK BUDRYK  
 
Sen. Cory BookerCory Anthony BookerPatrick backs reparations in unveiling 'Equity Agenda for Black Americans' Booker ahead of Trump impeachment trial: 'History has its eyes on us' Sunday shows preview: Lawmakers gear up for Senate impeachment trial MORE (D-N.J.), a 2020 presidential hopeful, on Sunday appealed to his supporters to help him stay in the race, stressing his strengths as a general election candidate.
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