A recalled US ambassador on the centre of the Trump impeachment inquiry stated she felt threatened by a cryptic comment the president made about her on a name.
Ex-envoy to Ukraine Marie Yovanovitch instructed Congress she was “very involved” by President Donald Trump’s remark within the telephone name with Ukraine’s chief.
Mr Trump instructed his counterpart: “Nicely, she’s [Ms Yovanovitch] going to undergo some issues.”
Democrats have simply launched the primary transcripts from closed-door testimony.
The Republican president is accused of attempting to stress Ukraine into investigating unsubstantiated corruption claims in opposition to his US political rival, Joe Biden, and his son, Hunter Biden, who labored with a Ukrainian fuel firm.
Ms Yovanovitch stated she was “shocked” by what the president stated about her in a 25 July telephone name with Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky.
“I did not know what it meant,” she stated about Mr Trump’s phrases. “I used to be very involved. I nonetheless am.”
The Home Intelligence Committee launched Ms Yovanovitch’s testimony from 11 October on Monday.
On the Trump-Zelensky name, particulars of which have been beforehand launched by the White Home, the US president additionally described Ms Yovanovitch as “dangerous information”.