Washington (Reuters) – The United States Democratic Party kicked off the public phases of their thesis investigation into President Donald Trump this week, with open hearings, television sets for Wednesday and Friday in the Department of Representatives.
PHOTO FILE: United States President Donald Trump gestures while escaping a Veterans Day parade and the flowering ring ceremony in Manhattan, New York City, United States, Nov. 11, 2019. REUTERS/Andrew Kelly
Since launching their requests on Sept. 24 on allegations that Trump abused his office to gain personal politics, the legislature in the Democratic-Run Congress of Representatives has held hearings with current and old officials behind closed doors. Now they are taking their case for the guilty to the American public.
Here’s what to expect from the hearings:
WHY IS DEMOCRACY HOLDING HEARINGS?
Democrats wanted to build a strong public case that Trump abused his presidential powers by pressured Ukraine to launch corrupt investigations involving the son of Joe Biden, former deputy president
Those who are vying to be Democratic candidates to run against Trump in the presidential election of 2020. Democrats want to be able to support the broadest public so they choose to officially impeach Trump, which may happen by December. Any trial will take place in the Senate, which is controlled by the Trump Republican Party.
The hearing on television would “be an opportunity for the American people to assess witnesses for themselves,” said the chairman of the Intelligence Committee…