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Impeachment hearings: Live highlights from Kurt Volker's and Tim Morrison's testimony

Posted On: Nov 19, 2019   |   Posted By: Politico

Impeachment hearings: Live highlights from Kurt Volker's and Tim Morrison's testimony

The second half of Tuesday's open impeachment hearings will focus on two officials Republicans have called as witnesses - Kurt Volker, the former U.S. envoy for the Ukraine peace talks, and Tim Morrison, a senior NSC official overseeing Russia and Europe policy who resigned in October. Volker was the first witness to testify behind closed doors to impeachment investigators, and since then others have told lawmakers that he was involved in some talks to press Ukraine's president to publicly announce Trump's investigations. Morrison, who previously testified that he didn't think President Donald Trump's July 25 call was problematic, also said that Gordon Sondland - the donor-turned-diplomat at the center of the Ukraine scandal - claimed to be working at the president's behest. Check back for updates. We'll post the most important revelations here. Volker's refreshed memory The ex-envoy appeared to change portions of his testimony in Tuesday's opening statement, including details about a July 10 meeting he...

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