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Former US ambassador to Ukraine testifies of ‘concerted campaign’ by Trump, Ukrainian officials to have her removed

Marie Yovanovitch, the former U.S. ambassador to Ukraine, testified Friday that she was removed early from her position because President Donald Trump pressured the State Department to do so, according to NBC News.Yovanovitch testified in a closed-door session before House impeachment investigators from the Intelligence, Oversight, and Foreign Affairs committees.Who is Marie Yovanovitch?Yovanovitch is a longtime diplomat who was first appointed as ambassador to Ukraine in 2016 by former President Barack Obama. She previously served in diplomatic roles under Obama and former President George W. Bush in locations, including Russia and Somalia.She was removed from her Ukraine post and returned …read more

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