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House set to unveil Trump probe report

XINHUA | Updated: 2019-12-03 00:00

White House says it won't participate in milestone Judiciary Committee hearing

WASHINGTON-The House of Representatives impeachment report on US President Donald Trump was expected to be unveiled for key lawmakers on Monday, as Democrats push ahead with the inquiry despite the White House's declaration it will not participate in the first hearing of the Judiciary Committee.

The Democratic majority on the House Intelligence Committee compiled the report after hearing weeks of testimony. Chairman Adam Schiff, a California Democrat, said the report presented evidence of "wrongdoing and misconduct" by the president over his actions concerning aid to Ukraine. The report was made available for committee members to review ahead of a vote on Tuesday to send it to the Judiciary Committee for Wednesday's landmark hearing.

Late on Sunday, White House counsel Pat Cipollone denounced the "baseless and highly partisan inquiry". In a letter to Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler, also a Democrat.

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