House Democrats: Trump Abuse of Power Impeachable Offense

Congressional Democrats launched the next step in the impeachment of U.S. President Donald Trump Wednesday, hearing testimony from legal scholars on what the U.S. Constitution says about the standards for impeaching and removing a president from office.

The House Judiciary Committee hearings take lawmakers a step closer to a vote on Articles of Impeachment, measures that if passed would lead to a Senate trial.

VOA’s congressional correspondent Katherine Gypson has more from Capitol Hill.