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    House Judiciary Committee Chairman Rep. Jerrold Nadler, D-N.Y., left, talks with ranking member Rep. Doug Collins, R-Ga., during a hearing before the House Judiciary Committee on the constitutional grounds for the impeachment of President Donald Trump, on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, Dec. 4, 2019.

    Here are the prepared opening statements from Wednesday's first public House Judiciary Committee hearing since the release of a 300-page report by Democrats on the House Intelligence Committee alleging "serious misconduct" by President Donald Trump. Four legal experts were testifying as part of the impeachment inquiry. 

    Noah Feldman, professor at Harvard Law School 

    Pamela Karlan, professor at Stanford Law School 

    Michael Gerhardt, professor at University of North Carolina School of Law 

    Jonathan Turley, professor at George Washington University Law School

    Here is the opening statement of Chairman Jerry Nadler

    WATCH: Jerry Nadler’s Opening Statement at House Judiciary Impeachment HearingWATCH: Jerry Nadler’s Opening Statement at House Judiciary Impeachment Hearing

    House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerry Nadler, D-N.Y., delivers his opening statement during Wednesday’s public impeachment hearing. 

    (Published Wednesday, Dec. 4, 2019)

    Here is the opening statement of Ranking Member Doug Collins

    WATCH: Doug Collins’ Opening Statement at House Judiciary Impeachment HearingWATCH: Doug Collins’ Opening Statement at House Judiciary Impeachment Hearing

    House Judiciary Committee Ranking Member Doug Collin, R-Ga., delivers his opening statement during Wednesday’s public impeachment hearing.

    (Published Wednesday, Dec. 4, 2019)