About two dozen House Republicans stormed the Capitol basement Wednesday morning, shutting down the inquiry as to whether President Donald Trumps withholding of military aid to Ukraine this summer was contingent on it aiding his 2020 presidential campaign.
The Republicans claimed their sit-in was in protest of what they perceive as an abuse of power, comparing it to Soviet-style tactics.
As it is, roughly 100 Republican and Democratic lawmakers sit on the House Intelligence, Oversight and Foreign Affairs committees. All elected officials who are members of those committees have the opportunity to question witnesses and engage in the depositions.
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