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Politics Yovanovitch receives standing ovation at DC jazz club after impeachment testimony

19:15  18 november  2019
19:15  18 november  2019 Source:   thehill.com

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Days after emotional testimony on Capitol Hill, former ambassador Marie Yovanovitch received a standing ovation while visiting a jazz club in Washington. Ms Yovanovitch had also been cheered immediately after her testimony before the House Intelligence Committee, where she described the

She got a standing ovation when she entered a jazz club in Washington DC . SAUL LOEB/Getty Images. During the hearing, Trump tweeted that "everywhere Marie Yovanovitch As she took her seat in the club , she was spotted by another audience member, and the crowd broke out into applause.

Marie L. Yovanovitch wearing a suit and tie: Yovanovitch receives standing ovation at DC jazz club after impeachment testimony© Getty Images Yovanovitch receives standing ovation at DC jazz club after impeachment testimony

Marie Yovanovitch, the former ambassador to Ukraine, was greeted with a standing ovation from the crowd at a Washington, D.C. jazz club on Sunday night, days after her dramatic congressional testimony in the impeachment inquiry into President Trump.

Lisa Dickey, an author, shared a video of the crowd at Blues Alley Jazz greeting Yovanovitch with cheers and calls of "thank you" as she made her way to her seat.

Dickey added that the audience was in "awe" of Yovanovitch.

"I swear, if she had walked in with Beyonce, everyone would have screamed and run toward the Ambassador," Dickey wrote on Twitter.

The video quickly went viral, raking in more than 685,000 views as of Monday morning.

The 33-year veteran of foreign service was thrust into the limelight in recent weeks as part of the Democrats' investigation into Trump's handling of foreign policy in Ukraine.

In a five-hour hearing on Friday, Yovanovitch was credited by members of both parties for her long tenure in public service. She spoke about how she was abruptly ousted as ambassador to Ukraine by the Trump administration in May and described an effort to discredit her.

Audience applauds, GOP microphone turned off at end of Yovanovitch hearing

  Audience applauds, GOP microphone turned off at end of Yovanovitch hearing Audience members at Friday's impeachment inquiry broke into applause after former U.S. Ambassador to Ukraine Marie Yovanovitch concluded her testimony.Even as Rep. Mike Conaway (R-Texas) repeatedly asked to be recognized, audience members applauded Yovanovitch and Intelligence Committee Chairman Adam Schiff (D-Calif.) gaveled the second public impeachment hearing closed.The crowd in the public seating - as well as some Democrats - stood up and clapped and cheered for ambassador Yovanovitch after Schiff announced the end of the 2nd public hearing. pic.twitter.

After Marie Yovanovitch was spotted visiting a popular jazz club , Blues Alley, in Washington D . C ., patrons gave her a standing ovation . Yovanovitch , whose brave words made even Representative Denny Heck tear up, was trashed online by the President during the hearing, and after what must’ve

Marie Yovanovitch receives standing ovation at Washington jazz club . The predictions came after the first week of public impeachment hearings, which saw testimony from former Ukraine ambassador Marie Yovanovitch , State Department official George Kent, and the top US diplomat to

Trump tweeted an attack on Yovanovitch during the hearing and House Intelligence Chairman Rep. Adam Schiff (D-Cali.) gave her an opportunity to respond.

"It's very intimidating," Yovanovitch said. "I can't speak to what the president is trying to do, but I think the effect is to be intimidating."

Audience members in the hearing room on Capitol Hill broke out into applause when she concluded her testimony.

Trump claims Marie Yovanovitch refused to hang his portrait in embassy in Ukraine .
The president asserted Friday that the then-U.S. ambassador to Ukraine refused to hang his photo at the embassy in Kiev for at least a year. "This ambassador that everybody says was so wonderful, she wouldn't hang my picture in the embassy," Mr. Trump told "Fox and Friends" in an interview. "She wouldn't hang it.

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