"We cannot fairly be expected to participate in a hearing while the witnesses are yet to be named and while it remains unclear whether the Judiciary Committee will afford the President a fair process through additional hearings," White House counsel Pat Cipollone wrote in a letter to the Democratic chairman of the Judiciary Committee in the House of Representatives, Jerry Nadler.
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The second round of impeachment hearings will begin Wednesday.
"Accordingly, under the current circumstances, we do not intend to participate in your Wednesday hearing," Cipollone wrote. (AFP)