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"The afternoon witnesses were Kurt Volcker the former? US special official representative to Ukraine. And Tim Morrison the top National Security Council staffer handling Europe and Russia. He he is a Bolton Guy and he was involved in some of these conversations with ambassador and Sunlen and and others about The potential withholding of aid to Ukraine in exchange for investigations. Kurt Volker we will remember. Her was part of the three Amigos who had a large role in Ukraine policy. This is along with Gordon Sunland. Who will hear from tomorrow and Rick Perry who we they never hear from again? Yeah that's right and Volker is big because he was actually the first witness to give closed door testimony back in early October Tober and when he did that he turned over a lot of text messages that he exchanged with Saad land with Rudy Giuliani and with other people they include include for instance the famous message. Where Bill Taylor? The top diplomat in Ukraine raised concerns that security assistance was being being linked for help with a political campaign. These are the texts that really prove quid. Pro Quo Volcker and others were telling the Ukrainians that a White House meeting depended on whether presidents alinsky would agree to the investigations trump wanted and though these texts have been so useful for Democrats. SORT SORT of laying out this story. It was the Republicans who called on these two witnesses. Yes so"