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Politics Ocasio-Cortez: 'Trump himself is clearly not satisfied with only one article of impeachment'

21:45  15 november  2019
21:45  15 november  2019 Source:   thehill.com

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Alexandria Ocasio - Cortez slammed Donald Trump for tweeting attacks on a key witness in his impeachment as the official testified before House investigators, saying the president " is clearly Congresswoman says president 'wants to sign up for another article on obstruction of justice, too'.

Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-N.Y.) didn't hold back on Friday, taking a swipe at President Trump on Twitter after he tweeted about former U.S Ambassador to Ukraine Marie Yovanovitch and her career's work as a diplomatic official.

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"Trump himself is clearly not satisfied with only one article of impeachment," Ocasio-Cortez tweeted.

"His choice to publicly broadcast his own, personally authored witness intimidation means he's wants to sign up for another article on obstruction of justice, too."

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During Friday's pubic impeachment hearing that featured Yovanovitch's testimony, Trump, who wasn't present at the hearing, assailed the witness, typing up a punitive tweet about Yovanovitch.

"Everywhere Marie Yovanovitch went turned bad," he tweeted, adding that "It is a U.S. President's absolute right to appoint ambassadors," one of the main points GOP lawmakers have been driving home during the impeachment proceedings.

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" Trump himself is clearly not satisfied with only one article of impeachment ," she tweeted Friday. "His choice to publicly broadcast his own, personally authored witness intimidation means he’s wants to sign up for another article on obstruction of justice, too." Nick Givas is a reporter with Fox News.

However, Trump's tweet has been seen by many as witness intimidation, which can be construed as obstruction of justice, both of which are illegal.

Yovanovitch was the third person to testify publicly before the House Intelligence Committee in its inquiry; State Department officials William Taylor and George Kent testified on Wednesday.

New testimony ties Trump more directly to Ukraine pressure campaign .
The acting ambassador to Ukraine described a phone call in which the president checked on the status of “the investigations.”William B. Taylor Jr., the acting ambassador to Ukraine, told lawmakers that the phone conversation between the president and U.S. Ambassador to the European Union Gordon Sondland in Kyiv was overheard by one of his aides. Afterward, Sondland told the aide that Trump cared more about investigations of former vice president Joe Biden than other issues in Ukraine, Taylor said.

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