Kurt Volker was supposed to relieve Donald Trump in his public hearing. But the ex-Special Representative of Ukraine must first correct his statement.
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Update, 20.11.2019, 9:40 am: He should become one of the important witnesses of the Republicans and relieve Donald Trump in matters of Ukraine affair: Kurt Volker. Instead, the former US ambassador to the Ukraine was the first to correct parts of his testimony given behind closed doors. In his first statement, Volker stated that he did not speak with Gordon Sondland about the investigations of the Biden in Ukraine. But that had confirmed Sondland meanwhile. Now also confessed Sondland that the investigations had been a topic of conversation.
Volker also confessed that the Republican conspiracy theory that Ukraine interfered in the 2016 US election campaign is just as false and unfounded as the assumption that Joe Biden and his son Hunter were doing illegal business in Ukraine. That was for him “not credible at all,” said Volker.
Impeachment hearings: Vindman and Williams strain Donald Trump
U pdate, 20.11.2019, 6:00 am: At the Impeachment hearings in the US, an important witness reiterated his criticism of President Donald Trump’s statements during a telephone conversation with his Ukrainian colleague Volodymyr Selenskyj. National Security Council official Alexander Vindman said on Tuesday in front of the US House of Representatives’ intelligence committee: “It was inappropriate, it was inappropriate for the president to solicit an investigation by a political opponent.”
US Vice President Mike Pence staff member Jennifer Williams also renewed her concerns about the phone call at the hearing.