Schiff Promises Impeachment Update After Thanksgiving

House Intelligence Chairman Adam B. Schiff says his committee, along with the Oversight and Foreign Affairs panels, will transmit a report on the evidence gathered so far in the impeachment inquiry “soon after Congress returns from the Thanksgiving recess,” but he didn’t discount the possibility of more depositions or hearings.

In a Dear Colleague letter Monday, Schiff left open the possibility of more closed-door depositions or open hearings if new evidence comes to light or if White House and other executive branch witnesses decide to comply with subpoenas previously issued and ignored.

The committee wrapped up a week of high-profile public hearings Thursday with testimony from Fiona Hill, a Russia expert who worked on President Donald Trump’s National Security Council. Her forceful testimony countered the Republican defense of Trump and his dealings in Ukraine and connected the dots between the dozen current and former administration witnesses who testified.

“If other witnesses seek to show the same patriotism and courage of their colleagues and deputies and decide to obey their duty to the country over fealty to the President, we are prepared to hear from them,” Schiff wrote.

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