Manu Raju

Manu Raju


Senior Congressional Correspondent, @CNN. Prowling the Capitol halls, covering the Hill and politics. Die-hard Chicago sports fan. Wisconsin Badger for life.

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- Separately, the official refused to comment about any hearings after Monday. The official also refused to say when articles may be introduced or whether Mueller evidence would be included. “No decision has been made to recommend any article of impeachment.”

Schiff suggests he prefers impeachment articles focused on Ukraine. “I will say that I think we should focus on those issues that provide the greatest threat to the country and the president is engaged in a course of conduct that threatens the integrity of the next election..

- Then the House Intelligence counsels will present findings from their reports. First Dem counsel Dan Goldman will present for 45 minutes. Then Castor will present the GOP report for 45 minutes. - Goldman and Castor will then take questions.

- The hearing will occur like other impeachment hearings. Nadler and his counsel have a 45-minute round of questioning. That’s followed by a 45-minute round of questioning by Collins and his counsel. - then each of the members will get their 5-minute round of questioning

“He didn’t do that,” Mark Meadows tells @DanaBashCNN  on @CNNSotu . Her question: Was it OK for Trump to ask the Ukrainian president to investigate a political rival? She points out the call record shows Trump asked Zelensky to probe the Bidens

Nadler says he is rejecting the GOP witness because they “are not relevant”

“threatens our national security by withholding military assistance to an ally at work to our detriment, and conditioning other things like desperately sought after WH meeting ... and that is an ongoing threat to the country, one that simply can’t wait,” he said on CBS

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I obtained a copy of David Holmes' opening statement, saying that he heard Trump telling Gordon Sondland: "So, he's gonna do the investigation?" Sondland tells Trump: "He's gonna do it" and that Zelensky will do "anything you ask for."

In a matter of 48 hours, we’ve learned the president of the United States deceived the American public about his health in the 2016 campaign and about engaging in a scheme to pay off a porn star to silence her during the campaign

Pelosi just reiterated this now, and said: "No" when asked if Omar would be removed from committees as GOP is demanding. "A newcomer member of Congress has apologized for her remarks. It took them what, 13 years to notice Steve King?"

John Kelly on whether Trump has read the Schiff memo. “No, no. It is quite lengthy.” We are told it’s 10 pages.

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