The statements expressed concern to the colon to express Mr Sondland directly they they were unsuitable, and then informed the principal lawyer at the National Security Council.
– Danny Hakim
Colonel Vindman advised Ukrainians not to interfere with US domestic politics
Vindman transcript, Page 57: “I spoke periodically to Ukrainian officials at the US embassy here. And I would say – when they asked me, you know, what we do in this case, I consistently gave them the same counsel. The barrister I have always given to them is that it is a domestic issue, staying out of US domestic issues. It could break party support. ”
In evidence, the colony said that this is a consistent message that it provided to Ukrainian officials, including to Mr Zelensky at the bilateral meeting on 21 May under the direction of energy secretary, Rick Perry.
– Danny Hakim
The mbaineann concerned naí deputy secretary was under the shadow of Giuliani's foreign policy.
Transcript of hills, Page 300-301: “He also expressed concern. He did not have any characteristics, which you know, back again. He gave you a good hearing, you know. And it was clear that he was very upset about what happened to Ambassador Yovanovitch. ”
Ms Hill said that she had often spoken to the deputy secretary of the state, John J. Sullivan, who said she was concerned about Mr Giuliani's dealings with Ukraine's senior government officials. Mr Giuliani had only expert diplomats of the Department of State to push the Ukrainian president to investigate Mr Trump's political enemies.
Mr Sullivan, who was nominated as an ambassador to Russia, told Ms. Hill also said that “he and the Secretary Pompeo tried to make the most of what happened,” according to the transcript.
Hill transcript, page 301: Daniel Noble, the senior investigative counsel for the House of Information Committee: “Did he ever say he tried himself, to do himself, to do something about it or to do the Pompeo Secretary to do something about it?” t
Ms. Hill said: “He and the Secretary Pompeo tried to do their best to see what happened.” T
Mr Noble: “Did he explain how they tried?”
Ms Hill: “He didn't.”
– Lara Jakes
Trump was different on a July 25 call than he did in congratulating Mr Zelensky in April
Vindman evidence, Page 250: “The tone in the 21 April call was very positive, in my assessment. The call, tone of the call was not on 25 July. It was – it was – I'm struggling with the words, but it wasn't a positive call. It was dour. If I think it is more, I suppose I might find some other adjectives, but it was just – the difference between the calls was clear. ”
Colonel Vindman was on Mr Trump's two calls to Mr Zelensky this year – the first on 21 April to congratulate Mr Zelensky on his win. Collision investigators also asked about the April call. On Friday, Mr Trump said, “If they want it, I'll give them to them.” It wasn't clear immediately when the transcript could be released in April.
– Eileen Sullivan
Hill was trying to embarrass chief investigator Jim Jordan for focusing on Ukrainian-U. Democratic Party Worker
Transcript of hills, Page 336-337: “Emptying our elections is not a large-scale Ukrainian government effort, which is comparable to anything the Russians did in 2016. And if we start on this corridor, we do not discount what an individual might or may not discount. We have done, before our 2020 elections, that we are keeping up with the same type of failures and information failures that we had before. Look and feel strongly about this. I don't want to make a mess here. … And so you should also respect our national security. ”
Steve Castor, capitalist for the Representative Jim Jordan, stepped down member of the House Oversight and Reform Committee, repeatedly pressed Ms Hill under an article in January 2017 in Politico. The article describes how Alexandra Chalupa, a Ukrainian-American woman who was consulting with the National Democratic Committee, met in 2016 with officials at the Embassy of Ukraine as an attempt to connect Russia with the campaign manager. Trump, Paul Manafort – revealed his emergence from the campaign.
Ms Hill suggested that the individual Ukrainian citizens were providing such information to Republican campaigns in the primary school season, saying that she could “give you a long list of people coming out of all different types of campaigns, that All of these campaigns, from all sorts of different sources were trying to do something like this. ”