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White House Sought to Restrict Fiona Hill Deposition

The deputy counsel to President Trump responded to a letter from counsel for Fiona Hill, the former Senior Director for European and Russian Affairs for the National Security Council. The White House letter argues that Hill should not discuss any classified information or any details subject to executive privilege during her deposition before three House Committees handling the impeachment inquiry. The letter can be found here and below.

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Former Ambassador Marie Yovanovitch’s Opening Statement Before Congress

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.

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House Committees Subpoena Energy Secretary Rick Perry for Documents

The chairmen of the House Committees on Oversight and Reform, Intelligence and Foreign Affairs sent a letter to Energy Secretary Rick Perry compelling him to produce documents for the impeachment inquiry. The subpoena requests information related to Perry’s involvement in President Trump’s July 25 call with Ukrainian President Zelensky and Perry’s other activities in Ukraine. The letter can be found here and below.

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House Committees Subpoena Documents from Lev Parnas and Igor Fruman

The chairmen of three House Committees—Oversight and Reform, Intelligence and Foreign Affairs—sent a letter to John Dowd to compel his clients, Lev Parnas and Igor Fruman, to produce documents as part of the impeachment inquiry. The letter further indicated that Parnas and Fruman are expected to appear for testimony at a later date.

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