Secretary of State Mike Pompeo is refusing to defend former ambassador to Ukraine Marie Yovanovitch over her questionable role in the impeachment process.
GOP congressmen are coming to the president’s defense amid the ongoing impeachment inquiry.
Marie Yovanovitch’s testimony on Capitol Hill went after the president’s personal attorney Rudy Giuliani. One America’s Chanel Rion spoke with Giuliani for his side of the story.
The Obama administration’s concerns about Hunter Biden’s connections in Ukraine came to light during this week’s impeachment hearings. Former U.S. Ambassador to Ukraine Marie Yovanovitch admitted during questioning Friday that the Obama administration took issue with Hunter Biden’s job at Ukrainian energy company Burisma.
President Trump recently called into question the foreign service record of impeachment witness Marie Yovanovitch. In a tweet Friday, the president said “everywhere Yovanovitch went turned bad.” He pointed at first to Somalia and then at Ukraine. He then pointed out he has the right to appoint ambassadors as commander-in-chief.
Democrats and Republicans stay on message amid the latest public impeachment hearing. During opening remarks for the hearing of former Ukraine amabassador Marie Yovanovitch Friday, House Intelligence Committee chairman Adam Schiff touted her career as a seasoned State Department official and said she was unfairly targeted by attorney Rudy Giuliani.
All eyes were on Capitol Hill Wednesday morning as the first public hearings in the Democrat impeachment inquiry kicked off with testimony from William Taylor and George Kent.
According to a new report, ousted Ukraine ambassador Marie Yovanovitch may have lied under oath to Congress during her impeachment deposition. Uncovered emails by Fox News show Yovanovitch was directly contacted by a Democrat congressional staffer on the Foreign Affairs Committee two days after the whistleblower complaint was filed.
The House has released the transcript of Deputy Assistant Secretary of State George Kent.