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Impeachment inquiry hearings: Fiona Hill, David Holmes testify on Thursday

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Posted at 8:38 AM, Nov 21, 2019
and last updated 2019-11-21 15:19:23-05

WASHINGTON D.C. — Former White House staffer Dr. Fiona Hill and diplomat David Holmes took the stand Thursday in the fifth day of public impeachment hearings held by the House Intelligence Committee.

The impeachment hearing began at 9 a.m.

Read more here: Impeachment inquiry: Hill testifies that GOP claims that Ukraine meddled in 2016 are false

Hill served as President Donald Trump's top advisor on Russia from 2017 through this summer. She formally resigned her post in September, though she had passed on most of her responsibilities by July.

Hill previously testified in front of the Intelligence Committee in closed-door impeachment hearings in October. During that hearing, she reportedly testified about what she called "wrongdoing" in U.S. foreign policy, according to CNN. She also testified that Ambassador

Gordon Sondland told Ukrainians that they would need to open an investigation into Hunter Biden's time on the board for energy company Burisma in order to secure a meeting with President Donald Trump at the White House.

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