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Two diplomats set in the middle of the Ukraine controversy now, to testify in front of the house legislature as part of the Democrats, ” impeachment inquiry, despite significant delays from both the State Department and the White house.
Marie Yovanovitch, the former U.S. envoy in Kiev, and someone President Trump has a private came out as “bad news” on Capitol Hill on Friday for a potentially explosive transcribed interview with lawmakers and staff.
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Trump and his allies have tried to paint Yovanovitch as a rogue employee with an anti-Trump bias. She was at the time in may to press in the midst of alleged attempts by Trump’s attorney, Rudy Giuliani, Ukraine Biden in the study of the Democratic presidential candidates Joe and his son. These efforts eventually led to the prosecution request, according to the revelation of the 25. July phone conversation between Trump and Ukrainian presidents Vladimir Zelensky, — in the Trump the premier, “look, asked in” the claims about Biden’s behavior in the country.
To go during Yovanovitch, a longtime diplomat, was praised by her colleagues as a “top diplomat” Trump of her shown in the tender Zelensky as the “bad news” and someone “about some things.” Giuliani and other critics have accused Trump her in the work to undermine ‘ s interests.
The former U.S. Ambassador is set in the Ukraine, Marie Yovanovitch, in the middle, to act as a witness on Friday at the Capitol Hill. (Mikhail Palinchak, Presidential Press Service, Pool Photo via AP)
Also Friday, the U.S. Ambassador to the European Union, Gordon Sondland announced that he testified in front of Congress. The announcement comes not a week to appear after the State Department instructed him, before the legislature at a scheduled deposition. The shift comes after house Democrats on Wednesday invited him to appear to testify before the joint committees. He said in a statement that he should appear on Thursday.
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“Regardless of the State Department in the current direction of the witness, Ambassador Sondland honor of the committees subpoena, and he is looking forward, testified on Thursday,” the statement said. “Ambassador Sondland has acted at all times with integrity and in the interests of the United States. He has no agenda, apart from answering the committees questions completely and truthfully.”
Trump the deposition as a “kangaroo court had dismissed”, while the Democrats warned that a failure of the Sondland and other witnesses, was proof of obstruction of Congress.
“I would like to testify to you send Ambassador Sondland, a really good man and a great American, too,” Trump tweeted, “unfortunately, he wants to be a testimony in front of a completely compromised kangaroo court, where the Republican right has been taken away, and the true facts are not allowed to see for the public.”
Democrats claim that Trump used $400 million in military aid as a means of pressure to fire in a quid pro quo for the Ukrainians, the Biden one of his political opponents, former Vice-President, Joe, and opened a charge request from a number of subpoenas within a couple of days, top administration and White house officials. During a call, the transcript shows the President’s urging, a Biden-related investigation, Trump denies any ‘quid pro quo’ claims.
Sondland is a well-to-do real of a hotelier, philanthropist and advocate of political campaigns. He is a key figure, as he had.a text written with Bill Taylor, a top US diplomat in the Ukraine, a dispute over allegations of a quid pro quo
At the beginning of September, Taylor wrote: “we now say that the support in safety-questions and WH-session access to the investigation?”
Days later followed: “As I said, over the phone, I think it is crazy to withhold security assistance to help with a political campaign.”
Sondland responded, defended the President: “Bill, I think you are wrong about President Trump intentions. The President was crystal clear: no quid-pro-quo’s of all kinds. The President is trying to evaluate, to adopt, whether or not Ukraine really is, the transparency and reforms, the President Zelensky promised during his campaign.”
It is not clear how much of the change in Sondland of the situation is his own, and how much of Trump’s government has shifted to the question of whether it should be displayed. Axios reported on Friday that the Republicans encouraged in the vicinity of Trump, the President, the Ambassador in front of the committees and its allies believe Sondland, the testimony will be helpful to you.
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But the White house has been aggressively motivated in his pushback against the dismissal request, which it sees as illegitimate and politically. On Wednesday, the White house, a defiant letter saying it would not cooperate with the investigation.
“President Trump and his government reject your unfounded, to overturn the unconstitutional efforts of the democratic process,” the letter said. “Your unprecedented action on the left of the President have no choice. To fulfill its responsibilities to the American people, the Constitution, the Executive branch and all future occupants of the office of the presidency, President Trump and his government on their party political and unconstitutional investigation under these circumstances.”
Fox News, Gregg Re, Lillian LeCroy, Nick Kalman, Chad Pergram and The Associated Press contributed to this report.