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Sunday shows — Nadler: A jury would convict Trump in ‘three minutes flat’

Democrats and Republicans during the Sunday political talk shows laid out their cases for and against the impeachment of President Trump ahead of the next House Judiciary Committee hearing on Monday.

Judiciary Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-N.Y.) said a vote on impeachment is possible by the end of the week.

Read The Hill’s complete coverage below.

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Nadler: A jury would convict Trump in ‘three minutes flat’
By REBECCA KLAR
 
House Judiciary Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-N.Y.) said Sunday that he is confident in the case against President Trump ahead of a vote on impeachment. 

“We have a very rock-solid case,” Nadler said Sunday on CNN’s “State of the Union.” 

“I think the case we have if presented to a jury would be a guilty verdict in about three minutes flat,” he added. 

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Trump will do everything to make sure 2020 is ‘not a fair election,’ Nadler says
BY REBECCA KLAR
 
House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerry Nadler (D-N.Y.) said Sunday that President Trump would push to make the 2020 election unfair if he is acquitted of articles of impeachment in Congress.
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Key Democrat says House should focus on Ukraine, avoid Mueller report in articles of impeachment
By JUSTINE COLEMAN
 
Rep. Zoe Lofgren (D-Calif.) said the House Democrats should focus on the Ukraine controversy and avoid the Mueller report when drafting articles of impeachment.
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Judiciary Democrat: ‘This is a classic example of an impeachable offense’
By ZACK BUDRYK
 
Rep. David Cicilline (D-R.I.) said Sunday that the evidence unearthed by the House’s impeachment inquiry showed “a classic example of an impeachable offense.” 
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‘I don’t see a single Republican defecting on impeachment,’ Meadows says
BY ZACK BUDRYK 
 
House dom Caucus Chairman Mark Meadows (R-N.C.) on Sunday was skeptical that any of his fellow House Republicans would vote for impeaching President Trump, saying he considered Democratic defections more likely.
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Meadows says Republican colleagues ‘wrong’ for suggesting Trump’s phone call was inappropriate
BY REBECCA KLAR
 
Rep. Mark Meadows (R-N.C.) on Sunday said a pair of his Republican colleagues who took issue with President Trump’s July 25 phone call with the Ukrainian president were wrong to suggest there was anything improper in the communication.
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Gaetz defends Ukraine call: Trump acted on ‘sincere’ concerns of corruption
BY JUSTINE COLEMAN
 
“I think the president was acting on a sincere, longly held view and skepticism of foreign aid,” Rep. Matt Gaetz (R-Fla.) said. “I think he was acting on concern about Ukraine being the third most corrupt country in the world.” 
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Cruz on House impeachment inquiry: ‘This is ‘kangaroo court’
By REBECCA KLAR 
 
Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) on Sunday dismissed the allegations House Democrats have made against President Trump and characterized the continuing impeachment inquiry as a baseless partisan attack.
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Schiff: Blowback to obtaining phone records ‘has only come from the far right’
BY ZACK BUDRYK 
 
House Intelligence Committee Chairman Adam Schiff (D-Calif.) on Sunday defended obtaining phone records in the House’s impeachment inquiry, saying only “the far right” has raised objections.
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Pentagon chief says he’s ordered review of foreign nationals exchange programs after Pensacola shooting
By ZACK BUDRYK
 
Secretary of Defense Mark Esper on Sunday said the Pentagon will review the vetting process for an exchange program for foreign nationals that admitted a Saudi military officer who allegedly killed three people in an attack on the naval base in Pensacola, Fla.
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Florida Republican says Pensacola shooting ‘has to inform on our ongoing relationship with Saudi Arabia’
BY JUSTINE COLEMAN 
 
“Of course, what happened in Pensacola has to inform on our ongoing relationship with Saudi Arabia,” Rep. Matt Gaetz (R-Fla.) said. “That is the message I directly delivered to the Saudi ambassador when she called to offer her condolences.” 
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Booker on Harris dropping out: ‘Iowa voters should have the right to choose’
BY JUSTINE COLEMAN 
 
Sen. Cory Booker (D-N.J.) said Iowa voters, not big money, should have determined whether Sen. Kamala Harris (D-Calif.) was able to remain in the presidential race. 
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