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George Kent Was Directed To ‘Lay Low’ And Leave Ukraine Dealings To ‘Three Amigos’

A top State Department official told House impeachment investigators on Tuesday that he was instructed to “lay low” after he criticized the White House’s utilization of Trump attorney Rudy Giuliani to interact with Ukraine, the Washington Post reported.

George Kent, the deputy assistant secretary of state responsible for Ukraine, was reportedly booted out of Ukraine dealings and instructed to focus on the five other countries in his portfolio after he raised concerns. Kent was reportedly told to defer to Energy Secretary Rick Perry, U.S. Ambassador to the European Union Gordon Sondland and former U.S. envoy to Ukraine Kurt Volker for …read more

Source:: TPM


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