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ution stating that the House "shall have the sole Power of Impeachme▓nt."Speaking to a press conference Thursday morning, Pelosi pushed back on R

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expanded opportunity for them to show anythin▓g that is exculpatory to prove the innoc▓ence of the president," she said.House Intellige

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mmi▓ttee Jerry Nadler only said the time for wrapping up the inquiry "depends, obviously, on how many witnesses▓, etcetera."If any of the hearings is held publi▓cly, Schiff will preside, according to the resolution. Schiff and Republican ranking member Devin Nunes are able to en