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Yovanovitch's testimony at impeachment hearings brings moment of reckoning on gender

8 monthes ago   |   By National Post

WASHINGTON - During the pivotal phone call that sparked the House impeachment inquiry, President Donald Trump made a reference to gender as he smeared former Ukraine ambassador Marie Yovanovitch.
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Trump Attacks Nancy Pelosi's District As 'Dangerous' And 'Disgusting Slum'

Trump Attacks Nancy Pelosi's District As 'Dangerous' And 'Disgusting Slum'

8 monthes ago   |   By The Huffington Post

The tweets about San Francisco came minutes before former U.S. Ambassador to Ukraine Marie Yovanovitch began testifying in the House impeachment probe.
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Read Marie Yovanovitch's Prepared Opening Statement From the Impeachment Hearing

8 monthes ago   |   By NY Times

The former American ambassador to Ukraine appeared in front of the House Intelligence Committee during the second day of public impeachment hearings.
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LIVE: Impeachment Hearing: Marie Yovanovitch, fired ambassador to Ukraine, says she felt 'big threat'

8 monthes ago   |   By ABC

The House opened a second day of Trump impeachment hearings Friday with a key witness: Marie Yovanovitch, the former U.S. ambassador to Ukraine who was targeted by the president's allies in a "smear" campaign now central to the inquiry.
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Trump and Ukraine ambassador engage in second impeachment hearing

8 monthes ago   |   By Times Union

WASHINGTON - President Donald Trump and the former U.S. ambassador to Ukraine engaged in an unprecedented back and forth as he attacked her on Twitter while she testified against him in the impeachment inquiry Friday.
During the nationally televised public hearing, Trump tweeted, “Everywhere Marie Yovanovitch went turned bad. She started off in Somalia, how did that go? Then fast forward to Ukraine, where the new Ukrainian President spoke unfavorably about her in my second phone call with him. It is a U.S. President's absolute right to appoint ambassadors.”
Yovanovitch, a veteran diplomat...
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In Real Time, Trump Tweet Is Focal Point in Testimony

In Real Time, Trump Tweet Is Focal Point in Testimony

8 monthes ago   |   By Newser

Day two is underway. Marie Yovanovitch , the former US ambassador to Ukraine, has begun testifying on Capitol Hill in the impeachment inquiry of President Trump, and the proceeding already has resulted in something unprecedented. She was asked to respond in real time to a Friday morning tweet from Trump. Details...
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'It's very intimidating': Yovanovitch reacts in real time to Trump's attacks

'It's very intimidating': Yovanovitch reacts in real time to Trump's attacks

8 monthes ago   |   By Politico

President Donald Trump attacked U.S. diplomat Marie Yovanovitch as she testified Friday in the House impeachment hearings, suggesting her past presence in places such as Somalia and Ukraine led to their decades-old, systemic problems. The president's tweets led to a remarkable moment as the lead counsel for House Intelligence Committee Democrats, Dan Goldman, read them aloud and asked Yovanovitch to respond in real time. She said they were "intimidating." Yovanovitch was laying out to House investigators in often-emotional detail how she had been recalled early from her post as the U.S...
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'Very intimidating' - Trump launches Twitter attack on witness during impeachment testimony

8 monthes ago   |   By Reuters

President Donald Trump launched an extraordinary Twitter attack on a former U.S. ambassador to Ukraine on Friday as she testified to an impeachment hearing in Congress, a move she called "very intimidating."
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