The Daily DC: Impeachment Watch

CNN's Political Director David Chalian and his colleagues bring you a daily update on impeachment proceedings, every evening, Monday through Friday. Stay informed on all the latest developments, as they unfold.

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Did President Trump lie to Robert Mueller?


It's going to be a crazy week. Key government officials - including several national security experts who listened in on the controversial July 25th Trump-Zelensky call - are set to testify in public. But the most anticipated witness is Ambassador to the European Union Gordon Sondland. Will he directly implicate the President in the pressure campaign at the heart of the inquiry? Plus, the House is investigating whether Trump lied to Robert Mueller...


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Former ambassador Marie Yovanovitch's historic testimony, unpacked


She says she spent her career fighting corruption - only to be pushed out of office amid allegations of it. Today, former Ambassador to Ukraine Marie Yovanovitch testified before Congress and described a corrupt effort to push her out of office and derail longstanding US policy...


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In a political fight, the truth might be a sideshow


Democrats think they wounded President Trump, but they've thought that before. In an era of political bubbles and fragmented media, yesterday's seemingly damning testimony might not have moved the needle at all. Plus, is the case for impeachment weakened by its reliance on hearsay? And does Rudy Giuliani have a Trump card to play? CNN political director David Chalian dives into these questions and more with CNN White House reporter Stephen Collinson and CNN political commentator Matt Lewis.


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Taylor drops a bomb during historic testimony


It's a historic day. Two career diplomats told a sordid tale of "crazy" policy decisions, a quest for "political dirt," and an overheard conversation between President Trump and a political appointee. But as they painted a damning portrait of the Trump administration's dealings with Ukraine, the GOP tried to shift the attention to the Bidens...


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What happens tomorrow will be recorded in history books


A historic political drama is set to make its television debut. Two key witnesses are scheduled to testify in public tomorrow, marking a turning point in the impeachment inquiry. Will their stories move the needle? Plus, new details emerge on how the GOP plans to defend the President. But will Trump play along? CNN political director David Chalian sets the stage for a monumental day with CNN reporter and producer Marshall Cohen and CNN Legal Analyst Ross Garber.


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Democrats need to win big with open hearings


Open hearings are about to begin, marking what may be the most important week of the Trump presidency. But what does the impeachment inquiry mean for 2020, and for Americans living outside of Washington? CNN senior writer and publisher of the Impeachment Watch newsletter, Zachary Wolf, breaks down what's to come in the week ahead with CNN Senior Washington Correspondent Jeff Zeleny...


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Will this "hand grenade" inadvertently take down Trump?


The testimony is crystal clear. Trump's Russia adviser was "shocked" by the phone call at the center of the controversy. His Ukraine expert said there was "no ambiguity" about the quid pro quo. Attention now shifts to Mick Mulvaney and Rudy Giuliani, who are both implicated at the center of it all. Meanwhile, Trump tries to distance himself from another damning witness...


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The GOP wants Biden and the whistleblower to testify


Trump and his GOP defenders want answers. They want the whistleblower to testify. They want Joe Biden to appear before Congress. The President even reportedly asked Bill Barr to declare that no laws had been broken during the controversial Ukraine call. Will we hear from any of these consequential figures? And what about John Bolton? Meanwhile, Vice President Pence is in the spotlight as one of his aides testifies...


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The impeachment inquiry prepares for its public debut


The impeachment inquiry is getting more transparent. Congressman Adam Schiff said the public will hear directly from key witnesses starting next week. And today, his committee released the transcript of diplomat Bill Taylor's revelatory testimony. Meanwhile, Democrats won key elections in Kentucky and Virginia - does that threaten GOP support of the president? CNN political director David Chalian gauges the political winds with CNN political analyst Amanda Carpenter...


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Explosive details emerge from Volker and Sondland transcripts


The President's friends might wind up hurting him. In freshly released transcripts, diplomat Kurt Volker and Ambassador Gordon Sondland - a former Trump donor - paint a damning picture of the Trump administration's Ukraine dealings. At the center of it all is Rudy Giuliani and his efforts to get dirt on the Bidens. Meanwhile, Senator Rand Paul wants the media to reveal the identity of the whistleblower and Trump shows no signs of backing down...


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