Republicans accuse Democrats of rushing impeachment process

A hearing Monday was House Democrats’ last chance to make their case as they prepared articles of impeachment against President Donald Trump.
2:41 | 12/10/19

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House Judiciary Committee holding a hearing full fireworks yet again and it's believed are already writing up articles of impeachment tonight. Lawyers for the Democrats and for the Republicans making their final arguments in the democrats' lawyer saying the president's behavior poses. A clear and present danger Republicans today saying Democrats are obsessed with the impeaching the president. Mary groups on the hill again tonight. The high stakes closing arguments were explosive from the start it's outrageous that we're trying to remove a president. Whether kangaroo court like it is the president's defenders eager to delay objecting to what they say is an unfair process Gerstner it. My car is electable and owner. Looking to browse Democrats today's hearing a last chance to make their case as they prepare articles of impeachment. President trumps persistent. And continuing effort. To coerce a foreign country. To help him cheat to win an election. Is a clear and present danger to our free and fair elections and to our national security. The Republican counsel Steven castor argued there's no proof trump was seeking to help himself in the 20/20 election. Very simply the evidence in the democrats' impeachment inquiry does not support the conclusion the president tramp abused his power. For his own personal. Political benefit castor defended the president's demand the Ukraine investigate Joseph Biden even refusing to concede trump would have seen Biden as a political threat. Would you agree that Joseph Biden was a leading democratic contender to face president trumpets when he twining. Eyewitness you disagree with so sir it's your testimony. To her that president trump did not view. President Biden to be a legitimate content on our president current leader and believe it is too early Republicans say Democrats are rushing the process because we'll have a car. Around we don't have anything we can actually pin and nobody understands really what the majority trying to do. Except that and the fear and basically make sure that they believe the president can't win next year if he's engaged. But Democrats say the president's actions have left them no choice. I want to be absolutely clear. The integrity of our debt collection is at stake. Nothing could be more urgent. So let's give credit to bare Bruce live on the hill tonight she was on the air with us all day and merry house Democrats are now on track to impeach president trump next week. David Democrats are now preparing the articles of impeachment they will likely be released in the coming days setting up a final vote in the house next week meaning I Christmas. President trump will likely have become the third American president in history. To be impeached David Perry Bruce with us again tonight thank you Mary.

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