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Trump impeachment probe casts little-known diplomat Kurt Volker into spotlight

Kurt Volker was little known outside foreign policy circles as the United States’ special envoy to Ukraine until last week, when the whistle-blower complaint against US President Donald Trump recast the once obscure diplomat as a central figure in the unfolding impeachment inquiry.He arrived at Capitol Hill on Thursday to testify in private to congressional investigators who want to ask about any role he may have played in Trump’s efforts to press Ukrainian officials for damaging information… …read more

Source:: South China Morning Post