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H.Res. 633: Requiring that all impeachment inquiry related hearings, witness interviews and communications, document productions and examinations, proceedings, and other related work shall be done in an open setting and in public view.

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Should all of President Trump’s House impeachment hearings be held in public, or should some parts remain private?

Context

Since the House of Representatives’ impeachment inquiry of President Donald Trump was announced in September, debate and controversy has surrounded how that process would play out.

Almost all of the witness testimony so far has been held behind closed doors. On top of that, House Democrats have not yet released any transcripts of the closed-door testimony.

Among the people the House has already requested or subpoenaed to testify — whether they ...

Sponsor and status

Mo Brooks

Sponsor. Representative for Alabama's 5th congressional district. Republican.

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Last Updated: Oct 16, 2019
Length: 3 pages
Introduced
Oct 16, 2019
Status

Introduced on Oct 16, 2019

This resolution is in the first stage of the legislative process. It was introduced into Congress on October 16, 2019. It will typically be considered by committee next before it is possibly sent on to the House or Senate as a whole.

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History

Oct 16, 2019
 
Introduced

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H.Res. 633 is a simple resolution in the United States Congress.

A simple resolution is used for matters that affect just one chamber of Congress, often to change the rules of the chamber to set the manner of debate for a related bill. It must be agreed to in the chamber in which it was introduced. It is not voted on in the other chamber and does not have the force of law.

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