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Wednesday marked the first public hearing of the impeachment inquiry into President Trump, which is looking at whether Trump violated his oath of office and jeopardized U.S. national security by pressuring Ukraine to conduct investigations to benefit him politically. Yamiche…
George Kent, the deputy assistant secretary of state for European and Eurasian affairs, appeared before House lawmakers in the impeachment probe's first public hearing.
By Gretchen Frazee
In his impeachment inquiry testimony, career State Department official George Kent alleged that Rudy Giuliani, President Trump’s personal attorney, sought to manipulate U.S. policy on Ukraine and oust former Ambassador Marie Yovanovitch. Kent also said he had expressed concern over…
George Kent, a career official at the State Department, also raised concerns about the Trump administration's recall of its Ukraine ambassador, Marie Yovanovitch.
By Mary Clare Jalonick, Lisa Mascaro, Eric Tucker, Associated Press
Kent, who oversees U.S. policy for several nations, told lawmakers last month that he was sidelined from handling decisions relating to Ukraine after a May meeting with Trump and other officials.
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