Hill, Holmes offer damaging impeachment testimony Print
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Friday, 22 November 2019 16:02

hill-testifyTrump was running 'personal political errand' in Ukraine while U.S. government officials tried to pursue national security policy.

WASHINGTON, D.C. - In what could be the last round of public hearings in the Democrats’ high-speed impeachment inquiry, two senior national security experts testified Thursday that President Trump had pressed for investigations in Ukraine that were designed to help him politically.

David Holmes, a State Department veteran now based in Kyiv, and Fiona Hill, Trump’s former leading advisor on Russian affairs, testified for almost six hours on Capitol Hill, where they painted a damaging portrait of Trump and his allies clamoring for the launch of foreign-born probes that appeared to lack a national security objective.

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