In addition to Wednesday’a opening salvos in the public impeachment hearings, Washington will welcome President Erdogan of Turkey. From the NYT: Behind Trump’s Dealings With Turkey: Sons-in-Law Married to Power. “Turkey’s finance minister, is the son-in-law of its strongman president and oversees his country’s relationship with the United States. Another is the son-in-law of a Turkish tycoon and became a business partner to the Trump Organization. Now he advocates for Turkey with the Trump administration. And the third is Jared Kushner.”

+ Meanwhile, “U.S. military officials watched live drone feeds last month that appeared to show Turkish-backed Arab gunmen targeting civilians during their assault on Kurdish fighters in northeastern Syria, attacks the Americans reported to their commanders as possible war crimes.”