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Trump Ousted Ambassador After Giuliani Claimed She Was Blocking Biden Probe

President Trump removed the ambassador to Ukraine from her role after complaints from Rudy Giuliani that she was was obstructing his efforts to convince the country to open a probe into the Bidens, the Wall Street Journal reported Thursday.

Giuliani admitted to the Journal that he advocated for the removal of Ambassador Maria Yovanovitch from her post, in part because he thought she was blocking his smear endeavor, which is now the focus of a House impeachment inquiry. Giuliani also alleged that told Trump that Yovanovitch had made comments critical of the President in private conversation, according to the Journal.
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Source:: TPM