Rep. Steve Chabot, R-Ohio, criticized the Democrats for pursuing an impeachment inquiry into President Donald Trump, saying that the time and resources Congress is dedicating to the proceedings would be better spent addressing other issues, such as the opioid crisis, immigration or fixing the country’s “crumbling” infrastructure. “Instead, here we are, spinning our wheels, once again, on impeachment. What a waste. The American people deserve so much better,” Chabot said. Noah Feldman, a Harvard law professor, Pamela S. Karlan, a Stanford law professor, Michael Gerhardt, a University of North Carolina law professor, and Jonathan Turley, a George Washington University law professor, testified before the House Judiciary Committee on Dec. 4. The committee questioned the legal experts on the first day of public hearings as part of the impeachment inquiry into President Donald Trump. The focus of the Judiciary hearing, which came after the House Intelligence Committee had hearings in late November, is to define the grounds for a presidential impeachment.

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