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'Do not worry. I will be fine telling the truth': Quotes from Trump impeachment hearing

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The following are quotations from the third day of U.S. House of Representatives Intelligence Committee public hearings on Tuesday in an impeachment inquiry examining President Donald Trump's dealings with Ukraine:
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Trump call ‘improper,' aide testifies; GOP hits his loyalty

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By LISA MASCARO and MARY CLARE JALONICK
WASHINGTON - A career Army officer testified Tuesday that President Donald Trump's call with Ukraine was “improper,” as Republicans in the impeachment inquiry tried to undercut the national security official with remarkable exchanges questioning his loyalty to the U.S.
Lt. Col. Alexander Vindman said that it was his “duty” to report his concerns about the phone call, but deflected repeated Republican efforts to divulge everyone he told about it - an attempt by GOP lawmakers to identify the anonymous whistleblower who spurred the impeachment...
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Who is Gordon Sondland and why does his public testimony matter?

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Gordon Sondland will testify Wednesday in the impeachment inquiry into Trump, after having revised his previous closed door testimony.
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Who is David Hale, and why does his public testimony matter in the impeachment inquiry?

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David Hale, the highest ranking State Department official to testify so far, will publicly testify in the impeachment inquiry into Trump on Wednesday.
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READ: Impeachment Witnesses' Opening Statements For Tuesday's Hearings

READ: Impeachment Witnesses' Opening Statements For Tuesday's Hearings

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The House Intelligence Committee is hearing from four more witnesses on Tuesday, including Ukraine specialist Lt. Col. Alexander Vindman and former National Security Council official Tim Morrison. (Image credit: Andrew Caballero-Reynolds/AFP via Getty Images)
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READ: Impeachment Witnesses' Opening Statements For Tuesday's Hearings

READ: Impeachment Witnesses' Opening Statements For Tuesday's Hearings

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The House Intelligence Committee is hearing from four more witnesses on Tuesday, including Ukraine specialist Lt. Col. Alexander Vindman and former National Security Council official Tim Morrison. (Image credit: Andrew Caballero-Reynolds/AFP via Getty Images)
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Actually, There's a Pretty Good Argument for Suspending Military Aid to Ukraine | Opinion

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There has been a shocking lack of discussion on whether that aid is in any way beneficial to U.S. national security. The short answer is no.
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Trump call ‘improper,' ‘unusual,' White House aides testify

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By LISA MASCARO and MARY CLARE JALONICK
WASHINGTON - One top national security aide who listened to President Donald Trump's July call with Ukraine's president called it “improper.” Another said it was “unusual.” The two testified Tuesday at House impeachment hearings as the inquiry reached deeper into the White House.
Lt. Col. Alexander Vindman, an Army officer at the National Security Council, and Jennifer Williams, his counterpart at Vice President Mike Pence's office, said they both had concerns as Trump spoke with the newly elected Ukrainian president about political investigations...
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Trump's Push For Investigations Was An 'Order,' National Security Official Testifies

Trump's Push For Investigations Was An 'Order,' National Security Official Testifies

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Lt. Col. Alexander Vindman said he believes Trump offered Ukraine little choice if it wanted to receive U.S. military aid.
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Watch: Moving moments from Vindman's opening at impeachment hearing

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During his opening statement at the House impeachment inquiry hearing, National Security Council aide Lt. Col. Alexander Vindman delivered an emotional message to his father after detailing a July phone call between President Trump and Ukrainian President Zelenskiy.
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Devin Nunes used all of his time in the impeachment hearing to try to out the Ukraine whistleblower

Devin Nunes used all of his time in the impeachment hearing to try to out the Ukraine whistleblower

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House Intelligence Committee Rep. Devin Nunes spent his questioning time in Tuesday's impeachment hearing trying to get the witnesses to reveal the identity of the whistleblower.
National Security Council official Lt. Col. Alexander Vindman is testifying alongside State Department official Jennifer Williams, who is detailed to Vice President Mike Pence's office.
The whistleblower's identity remains unknown, but he has been reported to be a CIA officer previously detailed to the White House who learned of the unusual Trump-Ukraine call through secondhand information.
House Intelligence...
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CNN: Trump wants impeachment witnesses fired despite top aides' warning

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A CNN report indicates that President Donald Trump is considering sending impeachment witnesses, who are currently on loan from other agencies, back to their own departments before they were due to leave the White House. In the case of others, he is indicating he has already fired them, when in fact he has not.
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2 top national security aides testifying in Trump impeachment hearing

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Two top national security aides who listened to President Donald Trump's July call with Ukraine's president are testifying Tuesday at House impeachment hearings as the inquiry reaches deeper into the White House.
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Trump Says Rudy Giuliani Will Tell Congress About His Recent Ukraine Trip

Giuliani went to Europe last week in an effort undermine the impeachment inquiry. Read more ...

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