Rep. Jerry Nadler, the House Judiciary Committee chair, defended Democrats’ handling of the impeachment probe into President Donald Trump, saying that Republicans are calling the process unfair because they are “unable to defend the behavior of the president.” Nadler’s closing statement came after testimony from Noah Feldman, a Harvard law professor, Pamela S. Karlan, a Stanford law professor, Michael Gerhardt, a University of North Carolina law professor, and Jonathan Turley, a George Washington University law professor. “We have heard clearly from our witnesses that the Constitution compels action,” Nadler said. The Dec. 4 House Judiciary Committee hearing is part of the impeachment inquiry. The focus of the Judiciary hearing, which came after the House Intelligence Committee had hearings in late November, is to define the grounds for a presidential impeachment.
Stream your PBS favorites with the PBS app: https://to.pbs.org/2Jb8twG
Find more from PBS NewsHour at https://www.pbs.org/newshour
Subscribe to our YouTube channel: https://bit.ly/2HfsCD6
PBS NewsHour podcasts: https://www.pbs.org/newshour/podcasts