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First public impeachment hearing into President Trump begins


Added 11-13-19 12:36:03pm EST - “The first public impeachment hearing of President Donald Trump's efforts to tie U.S. aid for Ukraine to investigations of his political opponents begins Wednesday.” - Dailymail.co.uk

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Posted By TheNewsCommenter: From Dailymail.co.uk: “First public impeachment hearing into President Trump begins”. Below is an excerpt from the article.

Diplomat William Taylor revealed a potential bombshell in his televised impeachment testimony Wednesday – speaking about new information he obtained about a staff aide who overheard Donald Trump discussing 'investigations' on a phone call with ambassador Gordon Sondland.

He told the first morning of the impeachment inquiry's public hearing that Donald Trump was described by his ambassador to the European Union as caring 'more about the investigations of Biden' than about Ukraine.

The fresh information came less than two hours after Congress opened the public hearings of the impeachment inquiry which seems certain to end with the president going on trial in the Senate.

The morning opened with Democratic chairman Adam Schiff saying the future of the American republic was in the balance and that Congress had to act against 'corruption and abuse of power' – and Republicans accusing Democrats of a 'scorched earth' war on the president so obsessive it even included trying to get nude photos of him.

But Democrats were given an early win by Taylor, a veteran diplomat and Vietnam infantry officer who is now the acting U.S. ambassador in Kiev. 

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