By Miriam Raftery
November 15, 2019 (Washington D.C.) – The House Intelligence Committee held its first open impeachment hearings this week into allegations that President Donald Trump abused his powers by withholding military aide from the Ukraine and potentially committing bribery for personal gain. The President is accused of pressuring Ukraine’s president Volodymyr Zelensky to investigate Hunter Biden, the son of former Vice President Joe Biden, a leading contender for the Democratic presidential nomination in 2020.
You can view full video coverage and highlights of the impeachment hearings on C-Span at https://www.c-span.org/impeachment/.
Below are summaries and highlights of this week’s testimony, as well as reactions from leading Congressional Democrats and Republicans: