The Ukraine Connection

Former Ambassador Marie Yovanovitch’s Opening Statement Before Congress

By Gordon Ahl
Friday, October 11, 2019, 12:59 PM

Former Ambassador to Ukraine Marie L. Yovanovitch delivered her opening statement in closed-door testimony before the House Committees on Oversight and Reform, Foreign Affairs and Intelligence. In the statement, Yovanovitch suggests her departure as ambassador came as a result of pressure from President Trump on the State Department. The full opening statement is available here and below.