Trump called the former Ukraine diplomat ‘bad news’ … and now she is set to testify

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Marie Yovanovitch, the former U.S. envoy in Kiev, and someone President Trump has a private by the name of “bad news” is planned for a potentially explosive transcribed interview with lawmakers and staff on Capitol Hill on Friday, as Democrats, their prosecution request to intensify.

But after the White house abruptly, the U.S. Ambassador blocked in the E. U., Gordon Sondland of testimony shortly before his scheduled appearance on Tuesday, it remained unclear whether Yovanovitch would ever appear. The White house announced this week it would not meet at all with what he processes as the Democrats’ “unconstitutional”.

However, multiple sources told Fox News late Thursday that Sondland is shown in the fact that for an interview, the investigator transcribed in front of the house next Wednesday.

As it is now, Fox News is told that the plan is only for the House Intelligence Committee, the staff and the members of ask to should Yovanovitch, the ex-diplomat as planned at 10 a.m. ET. No employees from the Outside or Supervisory bodies, majority or minority party, are expected to be in the position to ask questions.

But the Republicans are allowed to have a second aide-de-camp in the room after we said we complained last time, Fox News. It is unclear how long the session is likely to run.


Trump and his surrogates Yovanovitch as a rogue State Department employees with an anti-painted-Trump political bias. Her tumble in may came amid alleged attempts by Trump’s attorney Rudy to press Giuliani Ukraine in the exploration of the Democratic presidential candidates Joe Biden and his son. These efforts triggered the indictment request.

The former mayor of New York, labeled Yovanovitch is a political hack bent to undermine Trump’s efforts, the charges appear to be in resonance with the President.

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)

On Thursday, prosecutors in an indictment unsealed claims of Scripture, in part two donors to a pro-Trump fundraising Committee engaged in lobbying in the United States to seek on behalf of a Ukrainian politician Yovanovitch the impeachment.

The Soviet Union-born defendant, Lev Parnas, and Igor Fruman, are citizens of the US, Biden helped Giuliani ‘s efforts to an investigation of Joe’s dealings in the Ukraine.

Meanwhile, the Ukrainian President insisted on Thursday that he was “no blackmail” by trump in the July 25 call between the two men, to an impeachment inquiry.

Vladimir Zelenskiy, said for the first time, to investigate that his country is “happy”, the conspiracy theory pushed by trump that it is the Ukrainians, not the Russians, who attacked in the year of 2016, the US presidential elections. And he urged the U.S. and the Ukrainian Prosecutor’s office to discuss, examine, the Ukrainian gas company Burisma Holdings.


Biden has confirmed that, in the spring of 2016, when he, as vice president and as the spearhead of the Obama administration’s Ukraine policy that he successfully pressured Ukraine to fire top Prosecutor Viktor Shokin. At the time, Shokin, the investigation of Burisma Holdings — where the Hunter had a lucrative role on the Board, despite the limited know-how. The Vice-President threatened to withhold some $thrown 1 billion in critical U.S. aid, if Shokin was.

The impact of news from the interview with Yovanovitch can be dulled temporarily, because both the house and the Senate remain formally on Pause until next Tuesday. The house Democratic Caucus and Republican conferences to hold their formal meetings and press conferences on Wednesday morning.

“The former Ambassador of the United States, the woman was bad news.”

President Trump, Marie Yovanovitch

Yovanovitch, a State Department employee for 33 years, has also pulled the US embassies in Kyrgyzstan and Armenia, resulted in praise from colleagues for their work to date on international Affairs.

It is “a top diplomat, careful, meticulous, whip-smart,” and probably badmouthed have Trump, either Ukrainian officials or to their colleagues, said John Herbst, a predecessor as Ambassador in the Ukraine, together with Yovanovitch in the early 2000s.

This reputation is all but impossible to square with what some see as a smear campaign, limited by the trump-administration removal of Yovanovitch made your contribution this year.


“The former Ambassador of the United States, the wife, was that trump the bad news,”-said the President of Ukraine Zelenskiy during their 25. July call, according to a partial transcript of the wise published by the White house. “She’s going to go over some things.”

Currently, the State Department fellow at the Georgetown Institute for the study of diplomacy, Yovanovitch declined to talk to all of the requirements with reporters in advance of their planned testimony.

Yovanovitch, 60, grew up in a household helped to prepare you for a career in international relations.

Born In Canada to immigrant parents — her father from the former Soviet Union, her mother from Germany, speak you grew up Russian at home. The family moved to Connecticut when she was a small child, and later became a U.S. citizen.

“Like so many, including those living in the Ukrainian-American community, my parents are forever changed by the Communist and Nazi Regime,” Yovanovitch said at a Senate hearing in 2016, accompanied by her 88-year-old mother. “You have survived poverty, war and displacement, and finally arrived in the United States, with me in tow, in search of freedom, opportunity, the dignity and the responsibility.”


Yovanovitch attended Princeton University, where she studied history and Russian studies. She joined the foreign service, six years later, he works as a Deputy Director of the Russian Desk in front of her posting to Canada, Russia, the United Kingdom and Somalia.

From 2001 to 2004, she worked as U.S. deputy chief of mission in Ukraine, as the second in the autumn, prior to his appointment as Ambassador to Kyrgyzstan, then to Armenia. She returned to the Ukraine, after President Barack Obama nominated her Ambassador in 2016.


They arrived in Kiev, two years after Russia’s forced annexation of the Ukrainian Peninsula of Crimea and its continuing military intervention. As a messenger, Yovanovitch, she sought to calm down, Ukrainian officials of the US support, while you are at the root of widespread corruption.

“The old oligarchs-the system is still live, and corruption is to support your life,” she said in a speech in January to the new graduates of the Ukrainian leadership Academy. “Ukraine must continue to empower economic reforms in line with European standards and fully, with all its anti-corruption institutions.”

Some Ukrainian officials, including the country’s top Prosecutor, the tamed, under pressure from the U.S. Ambassador.


In March, the Prosecutor-General, Yuriy Lutsenko claimed that Yovanovitch had a list of people who do not follow, he should. The State Department rejected the statement as baseless and Lutsenko recanted later on his claim.

But the critics, led by Giuliani, accusing them of cooperation to undermine Trump’s interests. “The Embassy in the Ukraine was a” Hillary Clinton for president ” – the office. And they were digging in search of, to, up dirt said to President Trump,” Giuliani. “There are any was a lot more cooperation with Ukraine as in Russia, where it does not appear. To bring you the Trump tried to the bottom.”

As part of the confirmation by the Senate hearings on ambassadorial posts, Yovanovitch reported that several small contributions to Democratic candidates in the early 2000s, but none more recently.

She returned to Washington in 2012 and 2013, as the State Department’s day-to-day contact with U.S. officials in Europe. Lee Feinstein, US Ambassador to Poland at the time, remembered long discussions with Yovanovitch about how to calibrate to the negotiations on missile development and a permanent US military presence there.


“She was always the kind of person who was very, very supported of your ambassadors and are looking to help you their tasks better,” said Feinstein, now Dean of the Hamilton, Lugar, School of Global and International Relations at the University of Indiana. “Never has someone had tried to pursue their own agenda.”

Fox News’ Chad Pergram and The Associated Press contributed to this report.

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