Since the 24. September in the US house of representatives, the preparation of the impeachment proceedings against Donald Trump . Trigger investigations, the Ukraine affair was. The crucial question is: Has Trump acted in his own interest and pressure on the Ukrainian President Volodimir Selenskij exercised, to Biden, to him, the investigation against Joe and to move his son Hunter?
Today is Thursday Fiona Hill, a former Advisor to the White house for Russia-the questions, as well as David Holmes, a Diplomat in the U.S. Embassy in Ukraine say.
Hill had worked closely with the Trump fired security adviser John Bolton together. In a secret meeting, they said, Bolton have wanted to participate in the "drug deal", Trump and his attorney Rudy Giuliani with the Ukraine wanted to threading.
Fiona Hill and David Holmes to appear at the hearing on Capitol Hill in Washington. (21. November 2019) image: Loren Elliott/Reuters
David Holmes, a phone had been listening in conversation, in the Trump, the EU Ambassador Gordon Sondland, literally, to "investigations" I asked. Investigations, therefore, should have challenged Trump of the Ukraine against Biden.
Hill: "Spread no lies"
Fiona Hill already to start with the Republicans. She accuses them of spreading the "fiction" that Ukraine had interfered in 2016 in the presidential election – and in such a way that Hillary Clinton become President.
According to the US intelligence services of Russia did influence the choice to help Trump to win elections.
For Hill, the allegation of a "Russian" made-up conspiracy theory with the aim to destabilize the political situation in the United States. "I would like to ask you not to spread politically motivated lies that only represented Russian interests," says Hill. "These stories hurt us."
The Democrats, it is recommended to focus on something else: "If the President or anyone else in favor of political or personal interests, endangering the national security of the United States, or undermines, that is your full attention."
Selenskij "loves her ass"
Holmes reports of a telephone conversation between Gordon Sondland and Donald Trump, of the he on 26. July have heard – that day, after the Trump is supposed to have calls from the Ukrainian President Selenskij investigation against a political opponent in. He had heard Sondland welcomed the President and told him, Selenskij "love your ass," said Holmes. The fact Trump asked: "So he will conduct the investigation?" Sondland said to have replied: "He will do it." Then he added that Selenskij'll do anything, "what you ask of him."
read all the yesterday's hearing, the key figure Gordon Sondland: The first key witness, the can know .
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Created: 21.11.2019, 16:36 PM