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Impeachment hearing: Diplomat says Trump felt 'wronged' by Ukraine and that they 'owed' him


Added 11-13-19 04:04:02pm EST - “The impeachment inquiry of Donald Trump moved into the public eye as House Democrats heard from two witnesses, William Taylor? and George Kent.” - News.yahoo.com

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Posted By TheNewsCommenter: From News.yahoo.com: “Impeachment hearing: Diplomat says Trump felt 'wronged' by Ukraine and that they 'owed' him”. Below is an excerpt from the article.

WASHINGTON –The impeachment inquiry into President Donald Trump moved into public view Wednesday as the House Intelligence Committee heard from two witnesses, Ambassador Bill Taylor, the top U.S. diplomat in Ukraine, and George Kent, deputy assistant secretary at the State Department.

After George Kent and Bill Taylor concluded their testimony, the House Intelligence Committee voted down a motion calling the whistleblower to testify.  

They voted along party lines, with 13 Democrats voting against the motion, and 9 Republicans voting for it.

Mike Conaway, R-Texas, had introduced a motion to force the whistleblower to testify – a goal among Republicans who want to hear directly from the still-unnamed official.

Democratic presidential candidates have been watching the hearings and weighing in on Twitter. 

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