Politics House Democrats release pair of witness transcripts ahead of jam-packed week of impeaching hearings

00:00  17 november  2019
00:00  17 november  2019 Source:   thehill.com

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House Democrats on Saturday released a pair of witness transcripts guiding their impeachment investigation, opening the latest window into the closed-door interviews that have dominated their examination of President Trump's dealings with Ukraine.

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Tim Morrison, a top aide at the National Security Council (NSC), had testified on Oct. 31, while Jennifer Williams, a career foreign service officer and top Pence advisor, had testified on Nov. 7.

Morrison told impeachment investigators about concerns that Trump withheld U.S. aid to Ukraine in order to secure commitments from the country's leaders to investigate the president's political rivals.

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House Intelligence Chairman Adam Schiff (D-Calif.) said in a statement said Morrison confirmed that after a September 1 meeting with Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky and Vice President Mike Pence, U.S. Ambassador to the E.U. Gordon Sondland informed a top Zelensky aide that "American military aid was conditioned on the investigations."

Schiff noted that Morrison notified then-White House national security adviser John Bolton of the meeting and "was told by Mr. Bolton to go see the lawyers, which he did."

Williams was among the officials who was on the July 25 phone call between Trump and Zelensky, during which the president asked his foreign counterpart for a favor: he wanted Kyiv to open anti-corruption investigations into former Vice President Joe Biden and his son, Hunter, who was employed by Burisma in the Obama era.

"Ms. Williams testified that the President's requests were 'unusual and inappropriate' and shed light on 'possible other motivations behind a security assistance hold,'" Schiff's statement continues.

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