Marie Yovanovitch said she was "incredulous" at being dismissed by President Donald Trump in May. "He also said that I had done nothing wrong and that this was not like other situations where he had recalled ambassadors for cause".
As U.S. Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., continues to climb in Democratic presidential primary polls, her chief ideological rival, Sen. "The harm will come when bad actors in countries beyond Ukraine see how easy it is to use fiction and innuendo to manipulate our system".
Giuliani's efforts, revealed through a whistleblower complaint and subsequent release of the White House record of a July 25 call between Trump and Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky, have become the focus of an impeachment investigation launched by House Democrats.
He said Yovanovitch had been "a model diplomat and deserves better than the shabby treatment she received from the president and the Secretary of State".
Schiff does not want the public to hear Republicans' side during the investigation. She testified nine hours on Friday - that after the White House tried to block her from appearing at the deposition.
Tlaib told Deadline Detroit that House Democrats have internally deliberated whether to use the congressional power of inherent contempt to arrest Trump's allies and force them to cooperate with the impeachment probe if they refuse to do so. He fabricated his own version of the Trump call and began this impeachment inquiry joke.
Speaking to reporters on October 10, USA vice president Mike Pence said that he was working on releasing the transcripts of his earlier calls with the Ukrainian president.
"The woman was bad news and the people she was dealing with in the Ukraine were bad news", Mr Trump said. Lutsenko at one point alleged she had given him a "do not prosecute" list. "State Department leadership, with Congress, needs to take action now to defend this great institution, and its thousands of loyal and effective employees", she said.
Giuliani has admitted to trying to oust Yovanovitch but denies violating foreign lobbying disclosure laws because he was acting on behalf of the president, not a former Ukrainian prosector whom he has worked with who opposed Yovanovitch, he told the Times.
Trump attacked House Speaker Nancy Pelosi with particular gusto, telling the crowd her support for the impeachment investigation was evidence of disdain for the United States: "I used to think she loved the country".
"He said that the President had lost confidence in me and no longer wished me to serve as his ambassador".
Trump was asked on Friday whether Giuliani was still his personal attorney. The indictment also alleges that the men leveraged a flurry of GOP political donations to force Yovanovitch's removal, an effort prosecutors say was aided by laundered foreign money.