Special Broadcast

House Judiciary Committee opens hearings on Trump Impeachment

The House Judiciary Committee opens impeachment hearings: “The Impeachment Inquiry into President Donald J. Trump: Constitutional Grounds for Presidential Impeachment.”

Chaired by Jerrold Nadler (D-NY), and ranking member Doug Collins (R-GA)


Noah Feldman, Felix Frankfurter Professor of Law and Director, Julis-Rabinowitz Program on Jewish and Israeli Law Harvard Law School

Pamela S. Karlan, Kenneth and Harle Montgomery Professor of Public Interest Law and Co-Director, Supreme Court Litigation Clinic, Stanford Law School

Michael Gerhardt, Burton Craige Distinguished Professor of Jurisprudence The University of North Carolina School of Law

Jonathan Turley, J.B. and Maurice C. Shapiro Professor of Public Interest Law The George Washington University Law School

Join us for a special live broadcast of the hearing starting at 7am PST / 10am ET, hosted by Mitch Jeserich (Letters & Politics) and Brian Edwards-Tiekert (UpFront).

Opening statements by Chairman Jerrold Nadler and Ranking Member Doug Collins


8am – Democratic Chairman Nadler’s questioning (45 minutes)


9:08 – Committee Break: KPFA News headlines, plus analysis on the proceedings

9:20 – Brenda Wineapple is the author of several books. Her latest The impeachers: The Trial of Andrew Johnson and the Dream of a Just Nation.

9:30am – Hearing resumes with Ranking Member Doug Collins questioning (45 minutes)


10am – Republican Rep Collins questioning continues


10:30 – BREAK for House votes: KPFA News headlines, then commentary

Hadar Aviram is Professor of Law at the University of California, Hastings College of the Law, where she codirects the Hastings Institute for Criminal Justice and publishes the California Correctional Crisis blog.

Tom Campbell is a Professor of Law and a Professor of Economics at Chapman University in Orange, California. He was a US Congressman for 5 terms, and a California State Senator for 2 years. He resigned from the Republican party in 2016, and is now in the process of forming a new party: the Common Sense Party of California.


11am – House break continues, hearing resumes

Manisha Sinha is the Draper Chair in American History at the University of Connecticut. She is the author of the books The Counterrevolution of Slavery and The Slave’s Cause. Her latest piece in the New York Times is Donald Trump, Meet Your Precursor.

11:40 – Hearing resumes with Members’ questions (5 minutes each)

12 noon








3:35 – Hearing ends

Analysis and commentary by hosts Mitch Jeserich and Brian Edwards-Tiekert, with John Nichols, the Washington Correspondent for the Nation Magazine. He is going to give us a political analysis. 


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