Domenico MontanaroDomenico Montanaro is a senior political editor/correspondent for the Washington Desk
Top State Department official George Kent (left) and acting U.S. Ambassador to Ukraine William Taylor are sworn in to testify during the first public Trump impeachment hearing on Wednesday.
President Trump is on the defensive after congressional investigators released thousands of pages of transcripts of closed-door depositions as part of the Ukraine affair and impeachment inquiry.
George Kent, deputy assistant secretary of state for European and Eurasian affairs, arrives at a closed session with House impeachment investigators on Oct. 15. Lawmakers released the transcript of that deposition on Thursday.
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President Trump speaks during a campaign rally in Lexington, Ky., Monday. His efforts don't appear to have been enough to carry incumbent GOP Gov. Matt Bevin over the finish line.
U.S. Ambassador to the European Union Gordon Sondland (center) arrives at the U.S. Capitol on Oct. 17. The transcript of his testimony, as well as a supplemental statement, was released on Tuesday.
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Former U.S. Ambassador to Ukraine Marie Yovanovitch testified Oct. 11 as part of the House impeachment inquiry into President Trump. The full transcript of her testimony was released Monday.
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John Bolton, then the national security adviser, listens as President Trump speaks during a Cabinet meeting in February. Bolton's opposition to a pressure campaign to get Ukraine to investigate conspiracy theories may pit him against his former boss.
Democratic presidential candidates (from left): Sen. Bernie Sanders, former Vice President Joe Biden, Sen. Elizabeth Warren and South Bend, Ind., Mayor Pete Buttigieg during a Democratic presidential debate.