Impeachment

Fiona Hill Viewed Serving Trump as Risky. Now She’s an Impeachment Witness.

NYT > U.S. > Politics Follow our live coverage of David Holmes and Fiona Hill testifying in the impeachment hearings. WASHINGTON — Fiona Hill knew she was taking a risk in going to work for President Trump. A British-born coal-miner’s daughter with a Ph.D. from Harvard, Ms. Hill is a respected Russia expert, former intelligence […]

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Sondland Says He Followed Trump’s Orders to Pressure Ukraine

NYT > U.S. > Politics WASHINGTON — An ambassador at the center of the House impeachment inquiry testified on Wednesday that he was following President Trump’s orders, with the full knowledge of other top administration officials, when he pressured the Ukrainians to conduct investigations into Mr. Trump’s political rivals in what he called a clear […]

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Impeachment Hearing Live Updates: Sondland Says ‘We Followed the President’s Orders’ on Ukraine

NYT > U.S. > Politics Video Gordon D. Sondland, the ambassador to the European Union, will appear before the House Intelligence Committee. Laura K. Cooper, a deputy assistant defense secretary, and David Hale, the under secretary of state for political affairs, will testify in the afternoon.CreditCredit…Erin Schaff/The New York Times Here’s what you need to […]

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Officials Testify That Trump Requests on Ukraine Call Were Inappropriate

NYT > U.S. > Politics WASHINGTON — Two White House national security officials testified before the House’s impeachment inquiry on Tuesday that President Trump’s request to Ukraine’s president to investigate Democratic rivals was inappropriate, and one of them said it validated his “worst fear” that American policy toward that country would veer off course. Hours […]

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Officials Testify That Trump Requests on Ukraine Call Were Inappropriate

NYT > U.S. > Politics WASHINGTON — Two White House national security officials testified before the House’s impeachment inquiry on Tuesday that President Trump’s request to Ukraine’s president to investigate Democratic rivals was inappropriate, and one of them said it validated his “worst fear” that American policy toward that country would veer off course. Hours […]

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Trump Takes Aim at His Own White House Aides

NYT > U.S. > Politics WASHINGTON — As Lt. Col. Alexander S. Vindman sat in a stately chamber testifying on Tuesday, the White House posted on its official Twitter account a message denouncing his judgment. His fellow witness, Jennifer Williams, had barely left the room when the White House issued a statement challenging her credibility. […]

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Trump Takes Aim at His Own White House Aides

NYT > U.S. > Politics WASHINGTON — As Lt. Col. Alexander S. Vindman sat in a stately chamber testifying on Tuesday, the White House posted on its official Twitter account a message denouncing his judgment. His fellow witness, Jennifer Williams, had barely left the room when the White House issued a statement challenging her credibility. […]

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Impeachment Hearings Live Updates: Williams Describes Pence-Zelensky Meeting

NYT > U.S. > Politics Video Lt. Col. Alexander S. Vindman, the top Ukraine expert at the National Security Council, and Jennifer Williams, a senior aide to Vice President Mike Pence, are scheduled to testify Tuesday morning. Kurt D. Volker, the special envoy to Ukraine, and Timothy Morrison, a senior national security aide, will appear […]

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Read Jennifer Williams’s Prepared Opening Statement From the Impeachment Hearing

NYT > U.S. > Politics Jennifer Williams, the special adviser on Europe and Russia for Vice President Mike Pence, appeared in front of the House Intelligence Committee on the third day of public impeachment hearings. Ms. Williams, who listened in on the July 25 phone call between President Trump and Ukraine’s leader, described the call […]

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Read Alexander Vindman’s Prepared Opening Statement From the Impeachment Hearing

NYT > U.S. > Politics Lt. Col. Alexander S. Vindman, the top Ukraine expert on the National Security Council, appeared in front of the House Intelligence Committee on the third day of public impeachment hearings. Mr. Vindman, who listened in on the July 25 phone call between President Trump and Ukraine’s leader, said, “I was […]

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