The Hill returns to the impeachment inquiry and looks at the key information that has trickled from various key testimonies. The article focuses on the testimonies of Kurt Volker (former U.S. special envoy to Ukraine), Marie Yovanovitch (ousted U.S. Ambassador to Ukraine), Fiona Hill (a former top Russia expert at State), George Kent (a top State Department official), Gordan Sondland, and William Taylor. According to The Hill,
A handful of witnesses have already turned over evidence to House Democrats painting what party leaders describe as a damning picture of President Trump’s efforts to pressure Ukraine into opening politically charged investigations that might benefit his reelection.
In the weeks ahead, they seem determined to talk to many more officials. In a sign of their pace, lawmakers will depose one witness on Saturday after taking two days off at the end of the work week as former Rep. Elijah Cummings (D-Md.) was honored with memorial services.
Democrats say they intend to lock down more interviews to strengthen their case.
“As you know, five sources is better than two or three,” Rep. Tom Malinowski (D-N.J.), a member on one of the three House committees investigating the Ukraine affair, remarked to reporters Wednesday.
Here is what we’ve learned so far from snippets of key witness depositions.