Rep. Jim Himes, D-Conn., said Sunday on NBC's "Meet the Press" what the public will hear is "immensely patriotic, lovely articulated - articulate people telling the story of a president who - let's forget quid pro quo; quid pro quo is one of these things to muddy the works - who extorted a vulnerable country by holding up military aid".
She said that it is unnecessary for the individual to appear before the intelligence panel because other witnesses who were actually on Trump's phone call with Zelensky - which is at the center of the inquiry - will testify.
President Trump has announced he will release the transcript of another call with Ukraine's president next week.
Republicans intend to request their own witnesses, possibly including the whistleblower, the US official whose complaint about Trump's dealings with Ukraine touched off the impeachment inquiry.
The president reiterated that he has nothing to hide.
"This inquiry is not, and will not serve.as a vehicle to undertake the same sham investigations into the Bidens or 2016 that the president pressed Ukraine to conduct for his personal political benefit", he said in a statement Saturday. Trump has denied the claim, saying the call was "perfect", and Zelensky has said there was no pressure.
The hearings begin on Wednesday in the House Intelligence Committee, with the first witnesses two officials who have already provided evidence against Trump in private testimony: Bill Taylor, the top American diplomat in Ukraine, and Deputy Assistant Secretary of State George Kent.
Winter weather advisory issued for Monday
The National Weather Service has issued a WINTER STORM WATCH for Cuyahoga, Lake, Geauga and Ashtabula counties. For tonight, we will see a chance for rain and snow this evening, with light snow increasing late tonight.
Les socialistes restent en tête mais sans majorité
Il s'en est aussi vivement pris aux immigrés illégaux qu'il accuse d'une prétendue hausse de la délinquance. Le Parti populaire de Pablo Casado pourrait gagner des voix par rapport au scrutin d'avril dernier.
The result is a mishmash of GOP commentary spilling from Capitol Hill that may shield lawmakers, for now, from risky political choices, but leaves them with a disjointed defense of Trump as impeachment hearings push into the public realm this coming week. What I said it was misreported as usual.
This complaint pressured Ukraine to investigate former Vice-President Joe Biden, a potential opponent for the 2020 White House race, and his son Hunter Biden, and this investigation led to the start of an impeachment inquiry of Trump by the Democratic-led House of Representatives.
The president has also said he might be willing to read the transcript of the July 25th call live on television as a fireside chat.
Hill, who was the National Security Council's senior director for Europe and Russian Federation at the time, and Vindman, a Ukraine expert who worked under her, said they took part in a July 10 meeting with Ukraine officials in Bolton's office in the White House.
They said Sondland specifically pushed Ukrainian officials in July 10 meetings for a Biden-focused investigation in exchange for a high-profile meeting between Trump and Zelensky.
Alexander Vindman, a National Security Counsel official who participated in the call, said in a closed hearing before the House Intelligence Committee that the call summary released by the White House had removed certain words and phrases.
Ambassador William Taylor, a diplomat to Ukraine, and George Kent, deputy assistant secretary for European affairs, are scheduled to testify on November 13, while Marie Yovanovitch, the former US ambassador to Ukraine, will testify on November 15, according to Schiff.
A Winter Storm Watch is issued when a winter storm is likely a threat to life or property due to some type of hazardous weather. It's about to look a lot like Christmas in Northeast Ohio. more than two weeks before Thanksgiving.
Customers do not share a credit line under the account of a family member or another person by getting a supplemental card. The viral tweets have drawn the attention of the New York Department of Financial Services (NYDFS).
The Shiv Sena has shifted most of its 56 MLAs to a hotel in suburban Malad, apparently to guard them against "poaching" attempts. He also welcomed the decision of Governor Bhagat Singh Koshyari to invite the BJP to form government in the state.
Unfortunately, the 85-year-old Cherry refuses to grow with the game. "We're all Canadians and wear our poppies proudly". MacLean spoke ahead of Sportsnet's hockey broadcast, claiming accountability for allowing Cherry to make such comments.
Joining Denny Hamlin in the championship race next Sunday in Miami will be Kyle Busch , Kevin Harvick and Martin Truex Jr. Hamlin, who had been bad on restarts the entire race, punched his steering wheel in anger when the yellow flag waved.
We could see 1-3 inches of snowfall maybe even some folks gaining 4 inches of snowfall as you travel more south and east. Then that cold front will push into the central part of the state, bringing lows in the 20s Tuesday through Thursday .
To really play their best football, Spurs need even more for their English talisman. "The counter-press was exceptional, it was kind of back". - When does the transfer window reopen? "I liked it a lot".
Arkansas has an open date this coming weekend before finishing the season against LSU on the road and then Missouri at home. The Hogs are 2-8 overall this season and have lost 17 straight SEC games dating back to the end of the 2017 season.
The Biden presidential campaign declined to comment to CNN Saturday on the request for the former vice president's son to testify. Preserving the whistleblower's anonymity, he added, is a top priority. "So you have direct evidence, not indirect evidence".
Buffalo visits the Tampa Bay Lightning after Sam Reinhart scored two goals in the Sabres' 3-2 loss to the Lightning. TOP PERFORMERS: Jack Eichel leads the Sabres with 17 points, scoring seven goals and registering 10 assists.
Prince Harry hints at having second baby with Meghan Markle
Two minutes' silence was observed throughout the U.K.at 11 a.m. - the eleventh hour of the eleventh day of the eleventh month. This year's ceremonies were particularly poignant as they marked the 75th anniversary of D-Day and the Battle of Normandy.