The impeachment probe gets constitutional

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From left, Constitutional law experts, Harvard Law School professor Noah Feldman, Stanford Law School professor Pamela Karlan, University of North Carolina Law School professor Michael Gerhardt and George Washington University Law School professor Jonathan Turley testify during a hearing before the House Judiciary Committee on the constitutional grounds for the impeachment of President Donald Trump, on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, Dec. 4, 2019. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)

From left, Constitutional law experts, Harvard Law School professor Noah Feldman, Stanford Law School professor Pamela Karlan, University of North Carolina Law School professor Michael Gerhardt and George Washington University Law School professor Jonathan Turley testify during a hearing before the House Judiciary Committee on the constitutional grounds for the impeachment of President Donald Trump, on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, Dec. 4, 2019. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)

Guests: Robert Tsai, David S. Cohen

The impeachment inquiry continued Wednesday as the House Judiciary Committee called four constitutional law professors to testify. Three of the four witnesses agreed that President Trump committed impeachable offenses by withholding aid to Ukraine, with George Washington University law professor Jonathan Turley condemning Trump’s actions but stopping short of calling them impeachable. Today on the show, we’re going to talk with law professors ROBERT TSAI of American University and DAVID S. COHEN of Drexel University, about the testimonies, their effect on the impeachment process, what they revealed about the constitution and what it means for the Trump presidency.

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