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Marie Yovanovitch was met with resounding applause and cheers after testifying for almost 7 hours in Trump's impeachment inquiry

8 monthes ago   |   By Business Insider

Former US ambassador to Ukraine Marie Yovanovitch was greeted with resounding cheers and applause from members of Congress and the audience after nearly seven hours of impeachment inquiry testimony.
Yovanovitch is a career diplomat who served 33 years in the State Department, including as US ambassador to Ukraine three times, and was lauded for her service by members of both parties.
Over the course of Friday morning and afternoon, Yovanovitch gave measured but highly compelling testimony recounting her being subject to a smear campaign and pushed out of her position.
In one particularly...
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Marie Yovanovitch gave powerful and incriminating testimony in the Trump impeachment hearing. Here are the biggest takeaways

Marie Yovanovitch gave powerful and incriminating testimony in the Trump impeachment hearing. Here are the biggest takeaways

8 monthes ago   |   By Business Insider

Ousted US ambassador Marie Yovanovitch was the third official to testify this week in Congress' public impeachment hearings into whether President Donald Trump abused his power for private gain.
Yovanovitch took aim at Trump, his personal lawyer Rudy Giuliani, and top brass at the State Department in her nearly seven-hour hearing on Friday.
She refused to take Republicans' bait as they tried to push her to acknowledge conspiracy theories about Ukrainian election meddling.
The former ambassador to Ukraine made a powerful opening statement singling out State Department leaders for allowing...
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