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Politics House Intel announces additional witnesses for public impeachment hearings

03:15  13 november  2019
03:15  13 november  2019 Source:   politico.com

House Democrats circulate memo rebutting GOP impeachment defense

  House Democrats circulate memo rebutting GOP impeachment defense House Democrats circulated an internal memo Tuesday rebutting Republican talking points in defense of President Trump as the lower chamber's impeachment investigation ramps up into a public phase on Wednesday.The document, which was obtained by The Hill, comes after Republicans outlined their strategy to defend the president by focusing on "four key pieces of evidence" they say are "fatal" to Democrats' allegations about Trump's dealings withThe document, which was obtained by The Hill, comes after Republicans outlined their strategy to defend the president by focusing on "four key pieces of evidence" they say are "fatal" to Democrats' allegations about Trump's dealings with Ukraine.

The House Intelligence Committee next week will bring in eight additional witnesses in its ongoing public impeachment inquiry. Chairman Adam Schiff announced that next Tuesday the panel will hear from Jennifer Williams, an aide to Vice President Mike Pence; Lieutenant Colonel Alexander

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The House Intelligence Committee next week will bring in eight additional witnesses in its ongoing public impeachment inquiry.

Adam Schiff wearing a suit and tie: House Intelligence Committee Chairman Adam Schiff. © Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images House Intelligence Committee Chairman Adam Schiff.

Chairman Adam Schiff announced that next Tuesday the panel will hear from Jennifer Williams, an aide to Vice President Mike Pence; Lieutenant Colonel Alexander Vindman, who serves as the director for European Affairs at the National Security Council; Ambassador Kurt Volker, the former U.S. special envoy to Ukraine; and Tim Morrison, a White House aide with the National Security Council focusing on Europe and Russia policy.

Next Wednesday, Gordon Sondland, U.S. ambassador to the European Union, will testify, as will Laura Cooper, the deputy assistant secretary of Defense for Eurasian Affairs, and David Hale, the undersecretary of State for political affairs.

Fiona Hill, former National Security Council senior director for Europe and Russia, will testify on Thursday.

Ivanka Trump Tweets Out Fake de Tocqueville Quote to Bash Impeachment as a ‘Decline of Public Morals’ .
“A decline of public morals in the United States will probably be marked by the abuse of the power of impeachment as a means of crushing political adversaries or ejecting them from office.” Those words, Ivanka Trump claimed, were spoken by Alexis de Tocqueville in 1835. In a Thursday evening tweet, the first daughter used the quotation to bash the impeachment hearings against her father, President Donald Trump.

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