After two weeks out of town, and largely away from the national media, GOP lawmakers are poised to be bombarded with questions [in regards to the impeachment inquiry] when they return to Washington on Tuesday, reports Jordain Carney in The Hill:
The spotlight comes as Republicans are already facing multiple tension points with Trump, including his decision to pull back troops in northern Syria and a potential veto override attempt as soon as this week on a resolution ending his emergency declaration tied to the U.S.-Mexico border wall.
Republicans, who have been scattered across the country during the congressional recess, will have their first chance to talk as a caucus on Wednesday, when they’ll hold their first closed-door lunch.
Senate Republicans have largely lined up behind Trump in knocking the House Democrats impeachment probe. Democrats are investigating Trump’s efforts to pressure Ukraine to investigate former Vice President Joe Biden, as well as allegations that he held up aid as part of the effort.
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