The political spectacle around the Ukraine affair of the U.S. President begins on Wednesday with a public hearing at the chargé of the U.S. Embassy in Kiev, William Taylor. In the course of the day, the Deputy Secretary of state in the US is interviewed-Ministry of foreign Affairs, George Kent,.
On Friday, the former US Ambassador Marie Yovanovitch to the public before the intelligence Committee of the house of representatives of the statements. In the coming week, among other things, hearings of the adviser Vice-President Mike Pence, Jennifer Williams, the outgoing US special envoy in Kiev, Kurt Volker, as well as the Russia-follow officer in the White house, Tim Morrison.
All eight of the witnesses were already behind closed doors by members of the intelligence Committee interviewed. The study of the democratic members about trump's Attempts to Biden, Ukraine investigations against the democratic presidential candidate, Joe, and to urge its early for a Ukrainian gas company active son.
The Democrats see this as a serious abuse of power, with the aim to obtain Material about his possible Challenger in the election of 2020. The Democrats said that all of the Republican requests, "the move in the context of the impeachment investigation," would be taken into account in the investigation. More Details of the party called.
Heated hearings, expected
In public hearings, it is likely to get heated. The Republicans are determined, the witnesses as a Trump-opponent present. In a speech in New York on Tuesday, the US President accused the Democrats, once again, to organize a "witch hunt" against him. This, however, would "lead to Nowhere," said Trump. "Don't Worry".
in fact, an impeachment Trumps is considered to be unlikely. Although the Democrats hold a majority in the house of representatives want to decide, even before the turn of the year, an indictment of Trump dam. The impeachment process takes place but in the Senate, the Trumps Republican control.
At the beginning of a call status: US correspondent Alan Cassidy explains how the Impeachment proceedings against Trump runs out. (Video: Alan Cassidy, Adrian Panholzer, Sarah Sbalchiero)
Created: 13.11.2019, 11:31 PM