Welcome to The Hill’s Morning Report. Happy Thursday! Our newsletter gets you up to speed on the most important developments in politics and policy, plus trends to watch. Alexis Simendinger and Al Weaver are the up-early co-creators. Find us @asimendinger and @alweaver22 on Twitter and CLICK HERE to subscribe!The House Judiciary Committee kicked off a new phase of the impeachment inquiry on Wednesday with a hearing featuring scholars to debate whether President TrumpDonald John TrumpStates slashed 4,400 environmental agency jobs in past decade: study Biden hammers Trump over video of world leaders mocking him Iran building hidden arsenal of short-range ballistic missiles in Iraq: report MORE’s actions concerning Ukraine warrant his removal from office as lawmakers debate what articles of impeachment to include in a potential House floor vote. The hearing, which quickly devolved into partisan bickering, featured three experts chosen by Democrats and one by the GOP minority to argue whether Trump committed offenses warranting his impeachment. The scholars’ testimony broke along partisan lines, giving lawmakers ammunition to support divergent views. “I will honor my oath, and as I sit here today, having heard consistent, clear and compelling evidence that the president has abused his power, attempted to undermine the constitutional… Read full this story
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