Trump impeachment inquiry
If Democrats want to actually remove Trump from office — or cause Republicans to suffer politically for defending him — they’re going to need to up their game.
“The evidence is clear that President Trump used the power of his office to pressure Ukraine into announcing investigations into his political rival, former Vice President Joe Biden”
“The numbers still don't look good for Trump, but they definitely haven't gotten worse."
“The president did it,” said Rep. Denny Heck as the curtain fell on the hearings Thursday afternoon. “The only question that remains is, what will we do?”
“This is exactly what the Russian government was hoping for.”
Trump Just Released a Rough Transcript of His First Ukraine Call Where He Talked About Beauty Pageants
The rough text of the 16-minute call on April 21 amounts to mostly pleasantries between the two presidents, and appears likely to be used by the White House as evidence that Trump had no devious intentions toward Ukraine.
Bill Taylor Just Unleashed a Bombshell: Trump Asked About ‘the Investigations’ Into the Bidens After Ukraine Call
The allegation suggests that Trump pushed directly for an investigation into the Bidens, a question at the heart of the impeachment investigation.
“This is a carefully orchestrated media smear campaign,” the top Republican on the House Intelligence Committee said.
The action begins at 10 a.m. ET. Follow along with VICE News.
Two of the Most Damaging Impeachment Witnesses Are Testifying on Live TV. Here's What You Need to Know
Democrats are leading with two long-time State Department officials who had front-row seats to the strange machinations of Trump's pressure campaign on Ukraine.
But it may not be resolved in time to make a difference.
The action will start Wednesday, when acting ambassador to Ukraine Bill Taylor and Deputy Assistant Secretary of State George Kent are scheduled to publicly testify.