Full coverage: Trump impeachment hearings — Yovanovitch testifies amid president's attacks


The second day of public hearings in the House Democrats’ ongoing impeachment inquiry into President Trump concluded on Friday, with Marie Yovanovitch, the ousted U.S. ambassador to Ukraine, describing her shock at the embrace by top U.S. officials of a smear campaign that ultimately led to her ouster. During her testimony, Trump attacked Yovanovitch in a tweet. House Intelligence Committee Chairman Adam Schiff read the missive to the former ambassador, and later accused Trump of “witness intimidation in real time.” The White House dismissed the assertion, saying it was “simply the president’s opinion.”

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