The show begins….
Donald Trump will be sharing the stage with the people he tried to go around to do his thing….
The public phase of the House impeachment inquiry begins this week, with three witnesses set to air concerns Wednesday and Friday that President Donald Trump attempted to tie Ukrainian military aid to an investigation of former Vice President Joe Biden, a potential Democratic rival in 2020.
Much of the attention on Capitol Hill will be focused on the House Intelligence Committee as it opens up to televised questioning and testimony an investigation that so far had been conducted in a secure closed-door facility in the basement of the Capitol.
On Wednesday, lawmakers are scheduled to hear from William Taylor, the acting U.S. ambassador to Ukraine, and George Kent, the deputy assistant secretary of State for European and Eurasian affairs. On Friday, they will hear from Marie Yovanovitch, the former American ambassador to Ukraine, who was abruptly removed this spring as a campaign to discredit her emerged.