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Marie Yovanovitch served as a member of the United States Foreign Service for 34 years.

Her first ambassadorship was to Kyrgyzstan at the behest of Republican President George W. Bush followed by another appointment by Bush as ambassador to Armenia.

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Alarming texts were released on Tuesday between two associates of the President's personal lawyer, Rudy Giuliani: indicted Ukrainian-American Lev Parnas and GOP congressional candidate Robert Hyde.

The texts indicated Hyde was tracking the whereabouts of then-U.S. Ambassador to Ukraine Marie Yovanovitch. Hyde claims in the texts to be working with someone on Yovanovitch's security team to monitor her whereabouts and tells Parnas he knows people who "can help" for a price.

Yovanovitch left Ukraine for the United States due to security concerns weeks later.

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The House Intelligence Committee released a trove of documents from indicted Ukrainian-American oligarch Lev Parnas.

Parnas was an associate of President Donald Trump's personal lawyer, Rudy Giuliani, until Parnas's arrest last year. Parnas has been cooperating with investigators and yesterday, much of his correspondence with Giuliani and other Trump allies was released, including some sinister text messages.

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In a new interview with The New Yorker, President Donald Trump's personal lawyer Rudy Giuliani—who carries no security clearances and was never vetted by Congress—outlined how and why he directed United States foreign policy.

According to Giuliani, he orchestrated the removal of US Ambassador to Ukraine Marie Yovanovitch.

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Public impeachment hearings against President Donald Trump continued today with the testimony of former Ambassador to Ukraine Marie Yovanovitch, whose 33 year career in the State Department is acclaimed throughout Washington.

The former ambassador endured a smear campaign from President Donald Trump and his personal lawyer Rudy Giuliani, and others, eventually resulting in an unceremonious removal from her post. While no one—including Yovanovitch—questioned that the President has the right to remove any ambassador he sees fit, Yovanovitch and others questioned why Trump and his cronies launched a campaign against her.

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Friday morning, during the second day of public impeachment hearings, Former Ambassador to Ukraine Marie Yovanovitch -- whom Donald Trump recalled after a concerted smear campaign by Rudy Giuliani and his associates -- testified in front of the Intelligence Committee.

About an hour into Yovanovitch's testimony, during which she expressed her feeling "threatened" by Donald Trump's comments to the Ukrainian President that she was "going through some things," Trump took to Twitter to try to counter her testimony, saying:

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The House committees overseeing the ongoing impeachment inquiry against President Donald Trump released a transcript of the closed-door testimony from ousted Ambassador to Ukraine, Marie Yovanovitch.

One moment that stands out in the transcript's hundreds of pages involves one of the President's favorite television hosts: Sean Hannity of Fox News.

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