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Politics Trump says public impeachment hearings are a disgrace

19:40  19 november  2019
19:40  19 november  2019 Source:   reuters.com

Impeachment team releases transcript of defense official

  Impeachment team releases transcript of defense official WASHINGTON (AP) — House investigators are releasing another transcript in the impeachment inquiry of President Donald Trump. The transcript being made public Monday is from the testimony of Laura Cooper, a deputy assistant secretary of defense, in a closed-door interview. House Democrats are moving forward with the first live, public hearings of the impeachment inquiry this week. The House is investigating whether Trump violated his oath of office by pushing Ukraine's president to investigate Democrats, including rival Joe Biden, while the administration was withholding military funds for the East European ally.

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WASHINGTON — U.S. President Donald Trump said he had watched some of the congressional impeachment hearings on Tuesday, calling them a disgrace but saying it was up to Americans to make their own judgment about the witness testimony.

Trump had previously attacked on Twitter two of Tuesday's witnesses — Army Lieutenant Colonel Alexander Vindman, the White House National Security Council's top Ukraine expert, and Jennifer Williams, an aide to U.S. Vice President Mike Pence. At the White House on Tuesday, Trump told reporters he did not know Vindman at all.

Reporting by Steve Holland; writing by Susan Heavey; editing by Chizu Nomiyama

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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