A staff member for the Vice President Mike PenceMichael (Mike) Richard PenceREAD: In-camera Testimony of Foreign Service Officer Jennifer Williams at the House Imputation Inquiry A Senior CNS Advisor Places Sondland at the Forefront of the Campaign for Ukraine, on behalf of Trump The White House publishes the raw transcript of the previous Trump-Ukraine call a few minutes before dismissal hearing MORE told legislators in an in camera testimony that the 25 July appeal between President TrumpDonald John TrumpGOP divided on trial strategy in impeachment One official testified that Bolton had an "individual meeting" with Trump over Ukraine and that the governor of Louisiana was re-elected MORE and Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky, who helped trigger an ongoing impeachment investigation, was "unusual and inappropriate".
Jennifer Williams, career foreign service officer and staff member of Pence, said during a closed session that she had direct knowledge of the discussion as one of the few officials who were on the call. by House Democrats Saturday.
During his testimony, Williams said he found some references in Trump's appeal with Zelensky – in which Trump asked the Ukrainian leader to examine the former vice president. Joe BidenJoe BidenBudget, a manager, said he did not know why military aid had been delayed: a report on the "Growth 2020" field underscores the democratic divide READ: In-camera testimony from the Foreign Service Officer Jennifer Williams as part of the US House of Indictment Investigation PLUS and his son's relations in Ukraine, as well as the hacking of the National Democratic Committee server in 2016 – to be "unusual and rather political in nature".
When requested by Rep. Eric SwalwellEric Michael SwalwellNew, a new witness claims first hand the fact that Trump pleads for Ukraine to investigate Pelosi: Trump's tweets about Yovanovich show his "insecurity as an impostor" The Night Defense: the former ambassador of Ukraine offers a day of dramatic testimony | Discussions on the "crisis" in the State Department | Trump tweet criticism of the envoy at the hearing | Dems warns against "bullying witnesses" | Trump defends his "freedom of expression" MORE (D-Calif.) When testifying to her feelings about the concerns raised by Trump during the call, Williams said that she thought she "found them more political in nature and, in the context of a foreign policy – or engagement with a foreign leader, be more political than diplomatic. "
"Some people would say that diplomacy itself is inherently political. Therefore, diplomacy is, by definition, political as well, but you have reacted strongly to that. Can you elaborate on what you have wrongly seen about these mentions? Representative Jamie B. Raskin (D-Md.) Asked Williams at some point during his testimony.
"I think I found the following specific mentions: to be more specific to the president, to his personal agenda … as opposed to a general goal of US foreign policy," said Williams.
"I imagine that it has allowed me to better understand the other possible motivations for an expectation of safety assistance," she also said about the company. call in his statement.
Williams is due to testify at a public hearing next Tuesday as part of the ongoing investigation into the democratization of the House in Trump.
According to Politico, Williams presented his statement to legislators against the White House's orders.
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