Public hearings in the proceeding inquiry against President Donald Trump began last week and the proceeding continues in the House of Representatives today. There are two sets of hearings scheduled for Tuesday, November 19, beginning at 2 p.m. ET (11:30 PM).
The first session will feature testimony from Jennifer Williams, Vice President Mike Pence's adviser on Europe and Russia, and Colonel Alexander Vindman, who was on the path for Trump's July 25 telephone call with Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky.
The afternoon includes testimony from Kurt Volker, former Special Representative for Ukraine, and Tim Morrison, the National Security Council's outgoing senior director for European and Russian affairs. Morrison was an assistant assistant to the president and was also on the July 25 call. You can learn more about the upcoming witnesses on CBS News.
Democrats are investigating whether Trump should be removed from office for his conduct in contacts with Ukraine. It includes a phone call in July in which he appears to have asked the President of Ukraine to investigate former US Vice President Joe Biden, currently a Democratic presidential candidate, and his son Hunter & # 39; s ties to a Ukrainian gas company, in exchange for the US: military assistance
Speaker Nancy Pelosi opened a formal impeachment investigation in September. She has since accused the president of bribery. Trump has called the investigation a "hoax." Full coverage of the impeachment hearings can be found here.
Here's how you can keep up.
How can I watch?
A number of news networks and outlets will live stream the hearings, with a number of broadcasters including CBS, NBC, ABC and PBS, as well as cable news channels Fox News, MSNBC, CNN and CSPAN, which negotiate regular programming to offer live broadcasts of the proceedings. (Disclosure: CNET is a division of CBS Interactive, owned by CBS.)
Those of you who want to stream the negotiation can do it for free online at sites like CBS News or the House Intelligence Committee's YouTube channels. The morning session is embedded above, and the second session from the chamber is embedded below.
What time does it start?
The first hearing is expected to begin at. 9 am (6 pm) on Tuesday, November 19.
Who is expected to show up?
Jennifer Williams, Vice President Mike Pence's adviser to Europe and Russia, and Colonel Alexander Vindman, who was on the path of President Donald Trump's July 25 telephone call with Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky, will emerge during the first session.
Thursday afternoon's hearing will contain testimony from Kurt Volker, former Special Representative for Ukraine, and Tim Morrison, the National Security Council's outgoing senior director for European and Russian affairs. Morrison was an assistant assistant to the president and was also on the July 25 call.
Are there any other hearings planned?
Further hearings are set for Wednesday and Thursday, according to a tweet last week from the House Intelligence Committee Chair Adam Schiff.
Where can I learn more about the impeachment hearings?
CBS News has full coverage of the hearings and investigation into impeachment, including a live blog.
Originally published November 12.
Update, November 18: Adds information about Tuesday's hearings.
Correction, 14 November 16:00 : An earlier version of this story incorrectly described Joe Biden. He is a Democratic presidential candidate.