House Impeachment Probe Releases Marie Yovanovitch’s Closed-Door Testimony

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The public phase of the House’s impeachment inquiry is officially underway with Monday’s release of Marie Yovanovitch’s closed-door testimony. The whistleblower at the center of the Ukraine scandal cited Yovanovitch’s abrupt dismissal as US ambassador to Ukraine back in May as one of the troubling episodes leading up to President Donald Trump’s July 25 phone call with Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky.

While we comb through the most damning parts of Yovanovitch’s testimony, you can read the full release below:

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Reclaiming power from those who abuse it often starts with telling the truth. And in "This Is How Authoritarians Get Defeated," MoJo's Monika Bauerlein unpacks six truths to remember during the homestretch of an election where democracy, truth, and decency are on the line.

Truth #1: The chaos is the point.

Truth #2: Team Reality is bigger than it seems.

Truth #3: Facebook owns this.

Truth #4: When we go to work, we're in the fight.

Truth #5: It's about minority rule.

Truth #6: The only thing that can save us is…us.

Please take a moment to see how all these truths add up, because what happens in the weeks and months ahead will reverberate for at least a generation and we better be prepared.

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