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 TrumpMark Kelly clinches Democratic Senate nod in Arizona Trump camp considering White House South Lawn for convention speech: reports Longtime Rep. Lacy Clay defeated in Missouri Democratic primary 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 CollinsLoeffler knocks WNBA players for wearing shirts backing Democratic challenger WNBA players wear 'Vote Warnock' shirts in support of Loeffler Democratic challenger Sunday shows preview: White House, Democratic leaders struggle for deal on coronavirus bill MORE (Ga.), the top GOP member of the House Judiciary Committee, said Sunday that Intelligence Committee Chair Adam SchiffAdam Bennett SchiffSchiff, Khanna call for free masks for all Americans in coronavirus aid package House Intelligence panel opens probe into DHS's involvement in response to protests Democrats exit briefing saying they fear elections under foreign threat 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 McClintockHouse votes to remove Confederate statues from Capitol Cook shifts 20 House districts toward Democrats Democrats start cracking down on masks for lawmakers 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 DemingsCuba spells trouble for Bass's VP hopes The 'pitcher of warm spit' — Veepstakes and the fate of Mike Pence Davis: My recommendation for vice president on Biden ticket 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 LofgrenDemocrats accuse Barr of helping Trump distract from coronavirus State and local officials beg Congress to send more election funds ahead of November FEC commissioner resigns, leaving agency without a quorum again 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 JeffriesJeffries on Senate coronavirus bill: 'Totally irrelevant' Gohmert tests positive for COVID-19 The Hill's Morning Report - Presented by Facebook - Brawls on Capitol Hill on Barr and COVID-19 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 KlobucharLobbying world Biden should pick the best person for the job — not the best woman House committee requests hearing with postmaster general amid mail-in voting concerns 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 BloombergHillicon Valley: Trump raises idea of delaying election, faces swift bipartisan pushback | Amazon, Apple, Facebook, Google release earnings reports | Senators ask Justice Department to investigate TikTok, Zoom Meme group joins with Lincoln Project in new campaign against Trump The Hill's Morning Report - Presented by Facebook - Trump pivots on convention; GOP punts on virus bill 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 BookerUSAID appointee alleges 'rampant anti-Christian sentiment' at agency OVERNIGHT ENERGY: EPA rule extends life of toxic coal ash ponds | Flint class action suit against Mich. officials can proceed, court rules | Senate Democrats introduce environmental justice bill Senate Democrats introduce environmental justice bill 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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