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


Added 11-15-19 06:56:03pm EST - “Audience members at Friday's impeachment inquiry broke into applause after former U.S. Ambassador to Ukraine Marie Yovanovitch concluded her testimony.” - Thehill.com

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Posted By TheNewsCommenter: From Thehill.com: “Audience applauds, GOP microphone turned off at end of Yovanovitch hearing”. Below is an excerpt from the article.

Audience members at Friday’s impeachment inquiry broke into applause after former U.S. Ambassador to Ukraine Marie YovanovitchMarie YovanovitchLive coverage: Ex-Ukraine ambassador testifies in public impeachment hearing Ex-Trump Russia expert told lawmakers she's gotten death threats Giuliani lawyers up amid impeachment inquiry MORE concluded her testimony.

Even as Rep. Mike ConawayKenneth (Mike) Michael ConawayNew hemp trade group presses lawmakers on immigration reform, regs GOP motions to subpoena whistleblower Live coverage: House holds first public impeachment hearing MORE (R-Texas) repeatedly asked to be recognized, audience members applauded Yovanovitch and Intelligence Committee Chairman Adam SchiffAdam Bennett SchiffTrump on Schiff: 'He will not make the LSU football team' Trump knocks testimony from 'Never Trumpers' at Louisiana rally Johnson opens door to subpoenaing whistleblower, Schiff, Bidens MORE (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.com/VtbqlOOls5

Conaway’s microphone was turned off after he tried to interrupt Schiff immediately after Schiff gaveled the hearing closed, with Conaway citing the need to push back against “disparaging remarks” by Schiff against the Republicans.

As Schiff gaveled out, Conaway requested recognition, telling Schiff that “you disparaged members on this side of the aisle, we should have a chance to respond to your remarks.”

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