On Friday, an aid to acting Ukraine Ambassador William Taylor told House lawmakers he overheard President Trump’s conversation with Gordon Sondland about investigating the Bidens. Reports said David Holmes testified behind closed doors that he heard Sondland telling the president Ukraine would move forward to investigate the Bidens — since Zelensky would do “anything you ask him to do.”
President Volodymyr Zelensky
With day one of the impeachment hearings over and as Democrats try to push for a House vote by the end of the year, House Republicans are looking to fight back against Democrat’s outrageous claims of ‘quid pro quo’ between President Trump and Ukraine. Following the hearings for State Department official George Kent and acting Ukraine ambassador William Taylor Wednesday, GOP House Intelligence Committee member Jim Jordan had some choice words about how the first round of public testimonies played out.
Ukraine is preparing to withdraw more troops from its war-torn border with Russia. During a Thursday news conference, Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky stated he will remove more Ukrainian forces on Monday next week if Russia continues to honor their ceasefire in the eastern Donbass region.