WATCH/LISTEN: The Trump Impeachment Hearings – House Judiciary Committee – Day 1

 
Light shines on the U.S. Capitol dome in Washington, early Wednesday, Dec. 4, 2019.

Light shines on the U.S. Capitol dome in Washington, early Wednesday, Dec. 4, 2019, prior to scheduled testimony from Constitutional law experts at a hearing before the House Judiciary Committee on the constitutional grounds for the impeachment of President Donald Trump.

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The House Judiciary Committee is taking up public impeachment hearings, starting on Wednesday.

The Wednesday hearing is slated to examine the premise of “high crimes and misdemeanors” through testimony from 4 scholars and experts.

The House Judiciary Committee released the names of the experts: Noah Feldman, Felix Frankfurter Professor of Law and Director, Julis-Rabinowitz Program on Jewish and Israeli Law at Harvard Law School; Pamela S. Karlan, Kenneth and Harle Montgomery Professor of Public Interest Law and Co-Director, Supreme Court Litigation Clinic at Stanford Law School; Michael Gerhardt, Burton Craige Distinguished Professor of Jurisprudence at The University of North Carolina School of Law; Jonathan Turley, J.B. and Maurice C. Shapiro Professor of Public Interest Law at The George Washington University Law School.

The hearing is scheduled to begin at 9 a.m. CT. Watch PBS NewsHour coverage live in the video player above.

The hearing by the Judiciary comes after the House Intelligence Committee held five days of public impeachment hearings late last month.

You can listen to NPR Special Coverage hosted by Ailsa Chang and Steve Inskeep by clicking the player next to "Special Coverage" below.

Story source: PBS