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Wednesday, Nov 13, 2019 at 03:06 PM CST

Laughter Erupts After Welch's Trump One-Liner

Laughter Erupts After Welch's Trump One-Liner

Rep. Peter Welch, D-Vt., drew a few laughs after his one-line response to Rep. Jim Jordan, R-Ohio, during Wednesday's open impeachment hearings.

Wednesday, Nov 13, 2019 at 02:13 PM CST

Taylor: Loss of US Aid Would Make Zelenskiy 'Much Weaker'

Taylor: Loss of US Aid Would Make Zelenskiy 'Much Weaker'

U.S. diplomat William Taylor said Wednesday that Ukraine President Volodymyr Zelenskiy and his country would be "much weaker" if Ukraine did not receive aid from the United States.

Wednesday, Nov 13, 2019 at 01:51 PM CST

Jordan Presses Taylor on His ‘Clear Understanding’ of Link Between Military Aid and Investigating Bidens

Jordan Presses Taylor on His ‘Clear Understanding’ of Link Between Military Aid and Investigating Bidens

Rep. Jim Jordan, R-Ohio, questions Amb. William Taylor about the unnamed sources who gave information about Trump to Taylor.

Wednesday, Nov 13, 2019 at 01:44 PM CST

WATCH: William Taylor’s Full Opening Statement in Impeachment Hearing

WATCH: William Taylor’s Full Opening Statement in Impeachment Hearing

William Taylor, the charge d’affaires in Ukraine, offers up his opening statement before testifying in the first public hearing in the House’s impeachment inquiry.

Wednesday, Nov 13, 2019 at 01:41 PM CST

Kent: You Can’t Fight Corruption ‘Without Pissing Off Corrupt People’

Kent: You Can’t Fight Corruption ‘Without Pissing Off Corrupt People’

George Kent spoke to House members about the State Department’s unexpected removal of Marie Yovanovitch from her post as the U.S. ambassador to Ukraine and whether Rudy Giuliani was involved.

Wednesday, Nov 13, 2019 at 01:07 PM CST

Taylor: Ukraine President Knew It Was a ‘Bad Idea’ to Interfere in Other Nations’ Elections’

Taylor: Ukraine President Knew It Was a ‘Bad Idea’ to Interfere in Other Nations’ Elections’

Ambassador William Taylor said Ukraine President Volodymyr Zelenskiy was planning to make a public announcement about the “investigations” requested by Trump, even though he considered it a bad idea...

Wednesday, Nov 13, 2019 at 12:30 PM CST

Kent: ‘There is No Factual Basis’ to Claim Ukraine Interfered in 2016

Kent: ‘There is No Factual Basis’ to Claim Ukraine Interfered in 2016

State Department official George Kent testified Wednesday that there is no “factual basis” to support the notion that Ukraine interfered in the 2016 elections.

Wednesday, Nov 13, 2019 at 12:03 PM CST

Amb. Taylor: Withholding Aid to Ukraine 'Made No Sense'

Amb. Taylor: Withholding Aid to Ukraine 'Made No Sense'

Ambassador William Taylor said in his decades of service he has never before seen foreign aid conditioned on personal or political interests of a U.S. president.

Wednesday, Nov 13, 2019 at 10:44 AM CST

Taylor Aide Overheard Trump Conversation About ‘Investigations’ in Ukraine

Taylor Aide Overheard Trump Conversation About ‘Investigations’ in Ukraine

William Taylor revealed new information during his public testimony Wednesday, stating that a staffer reported to him that President Donald Trump was overheard speaking about “investigations” after a...

Wednesday, Nov 13, 2019 at 10:43 AM CST

WATCH: George Kent's Full Opening Statement in Impeachment Hearing

WATCH: George Kent's Full Opening Statement in Impeachment Hearing

Deputy Assistant Secretary in the Bureau of European and Eurasian Affairs George Kent delivers his opening statement at a public Impeachment Hearing.

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