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Impeachment

Rodney Davis at a table
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U.S. Rep. Rodney Davis said it’s a good thing that House impeachment investigators have begun releasing transcripts of closed-door testimony.

But Davis said the testimony doesn't give a full picture, since testimony from other witnesses remains secret.

Rodney Davis speaks
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The Democrat-controlled House is moving ahead with its impeachment inquiry, prompted by President Trump asking the Ukrainian president for an investigation of his political rival.

White House transcripts
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A political science expert at Illinois State University said the Democrats’ call for an impeachment inquiry against President Donald Trump could backfire unless a smoking gun emerges.