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 TrumpLawmakers prep ahead of impeachment hearing Democrats gear up for high-stakes Judiciary hearing Warren says she made almost M from legal work over past three decades 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 CollinsLawmakers prep ahead of impeachment hearing Top Republican: Democrats' weekend document dump shows impeachment inquiry is a 'farce' Trump, GOP shift focus from alleged surveillance abuse to Durham Russia probe MORE (Ga.), the top GOP member of the House Judiciary Committee, said Sunday that Intelligence Committee Chair Adam SchiffAdam Bennett SchiffLawmakers prep ahead of impeachment hearing Top Republican: Democrats' weekend document dump shows impeachment inquiry is a 'farce' Nunes: 'Sickening' that Schiff obtained his phone records 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 McClintockJudiciary Republican asks impeachment witnesses if they voted for Trump Live coverage: Witnesses say Trump committed impeachable offenses This week: Impeachment inquiry moves to Judiciary Committee 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 DemingsPelosi faces tough choices on impeachment managers Impeachment inquiry enters critical new phase Lawmakers turn attention to potential witnesses at Judiciary impeachment hearings 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 express confidence in case as impeachment speeds forward Sunday shows — Nadler: A jury would convict Trump in 'three minutes flat' Judiciary Democrat says House should focus on Ukraine, avoid Mueller report in articles of impeachment 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 JeffriesLive coverage: Witnesses say Trump committed impeachable offenses Pelosi faces tough choices on impeachment managers Lawmakers turn attention to potential witnesses at Judiciary impeachment hearings 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 KlobucharBiden: All-white debate not representative of party, but 'you can't dictate' nominee Delaney to DNC: Open second debate stage for candidates who qualified for past events There's a lot to like about the Senate privacy bill, if it's not watered down 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 BloombergBannon: Clinton waiting to enter 2020 race and 'save the Democratic Party from Michael Bloomberg' Bloomberg reporting policy not pretty or perfect, but right Booker campaign rakes in million after Harris exits 2020 race 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 BookerSunday shows — Nadler: A jury would convict Trump in 'three minutes flat' Booker on Harris dropping out: 'Iowa voters should have the right to choose' Booker campaign rakes in million after Harris exits 2020 race 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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