MTP Compressed: Partisan Divisions Remain On Impeachment As House Dems Draft Articles

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House Judiciary Committee Chairman Rep. Jerry Nadler (D-N.Y.) and Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) discuss the next steps in the impeachment inquiry. Plus, retiring Rep. Denny Heck (D-Wash.) discusses the toll working in a divided Washington has taken on him. MTP Compressed: Partisan Divisions Remain On...



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We'Ll bring articles of impeachment, presumably before the committee at some point later in the week. Have you have an idea of how many articles you, you think we're gon na draw, though you're not ready? I'M seem to be hesitant, i'm not ready to decide that and it's not just my decision. Obviously, there are a wide variety of factors that have to be considered, including the degree of proof, the d ...
gree of confidence and where the members of the caucus are. We certainly have an abundance of evidence on very various things and again the republicans have virtually not contested. This all of that they have said all that they have said is they've opposed the process but notthe evidence. May i ask you this: if he's acquitted, do you believe we'll have a fair election in 2020? I don't know the president based on with his past performance. Will do everything he can to make it not a fair election, and that is part of what gives us the urgency to proceed with this impeachment. I believe any president, any justice department has the authority to investigate corruption. In this case, there was serious evidence on the face of corruption. The reason hunter biden got that position is because his daddy was vice president of the united states. Do you believe ukraine meddled in the american election in 2016? I do and i think, there's considerable evidenceyou. Do this is a kangaroo court in the house they're going to impeach, not because they have the evidence, but because they hate the president want to do the election, but it's gon na go to the senate.

It'S gon na go nowhere. I think the american people know this is a waste of time. This sounded like a statement if somebody felt to feed it, how this feels these days not so defeated, but my soul is weary chuck. I i will go to my grave, not understanding how some of my colleagues could simply turn the other way and overlook the president's behavior and his misdeeds. It is, however, one of my points of discouragement that there are agrowing number of people on both sides of the aisles basis. We simply don't believe in compromise. You realize that the more of the civil folks that leave you know who replaces them chuck. I have run my race, i have fought the good fight and i've kept the faith and i am tired, hello from washington, i'm chuck todd and thanks for checking out the meet the press channel on youtube click on the button down here to subscribe and click over. Here to watch the latest interviews highlights and other digital exclusives.


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