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Trump fires key impeachment witnesses Sondland, Lt. Col. Vindman in purge
"Yesterday security officers escorted lieutenant colonel Alexander women out of the White House his twin brother also won the national security staff was escorted out at the same time and then it was turned for Gordon Sunland no escort for him though ambassador Sunland issued a statement thanking the president for the opportunity to serve as US ambassador to the European Union both in minutes Tomlin provided damaging testimony about the president's pressure campaign on Ukraine last fall during the house impeachment enquiring and after their dismissals many people wonder who might be next we're joined now by amperes Whitehouse correspondent Franco Oregonians Franco thanks so much for being with us thank you remind us about the testimony how damaging well women oversaw American policy toward Ukraine on the National Security Council he actually listened in on president trump's July twenty fifth call with Ukraine president Vladimir is a Lansky he testified that he had no doubt that trump was demanding that Ukraine investigate former vice president Joe Biden in return for an oval office visit he also said that relations between the United States and Ukraine were damaged as a result and he struck quite a figure on television testifying being there in his dress uniform you know I do want to note that both then man and his brother were moved back to the army and ambassador some well son one was one of the quote three Amigos who worked with Rudy Giuliani the president's lawyer on Ukraine policy they worked outside the normal foreign policy channels was there a quid pro quo as I testified previously with regard to the requested White House call in the White House meeting the answer is yes he famously also said that everyone was in the loop but his comments were also used by Republicans to defend trump Sunland said at one point that trump told him that he wanted nothing from Ukraine and no quid pro quo Franco is is retaliation or the president making as is his right personnel changes well you know we saw president trump celebrating his acquittal this week he was clearly angry and even spoke about van man and his brother with disdain you know his press secretary Stephanie Grisham said people should be held accountable for doing things that hurt this country and the president I asked John Gans about this he wrote a book on the NSC called White House warriors he said it's clear trump knew people were watching had he done this last week it could have been held against him but now feels unleashed by the acquittal in one of these three people gone service was repressed so that is something that they all knew going into these jobs but it is still shocking to see sort of personal animus of personal retribution plaque out and the peers to be with these three public servants it's not a surprise that democratic leaders like house speaker Nancy Pelosi and senator Chuck Schumer our outrage they are calling this shameful and they're calling trump weak and Frank are there are other career civil servants who testified in the inquire re do they still have their jobs well there have been a flood of people who have already left they include US ambassadors who worked in Ukraine such as Maria von of H. and William Taylor but there are still seven career officials who are still in their jobs my colleagues and I we reached out to their attorneys last night and to this moment there are no changes to report
[Part 1] On Great Teachers and the Remarkable Life: A Deliberate Practice Case Study by Cal Newport
"Predicting greatness. The impact of teachers is profound if you rank the world's countries by their students academic performance the US this is somewhere in the middle in two thousand Nine Yorker Article Malcolm guy well knows stat. Replacing the bottom six percent ten percent of public school teachers with teachers of average quality polity could be enough to close the gap between our current position and the top ranked countries quote. Your child is actually better off in a bad school with an excellent teacher then in an excellent school with a bad teacher Gladwin concludes. But there's a problem quote. No one knows what a person with the potential to be. A great teacher. Looks like Mike and quote or at least. According to Glad Well Teaching for America nonprofit recruits outstanding college graduates to teach in low income. School districts disagrees. His organization is fanatical about data for the past twenty years. They've gathered massive amounts of statistics on their teachers in an attempt to figure out why some succeed in the classroom in some fail Ale then work backwards from these results to identify what traits best predict a potential recruits success as a man Ripley reports in a comprehensive look inside the teach for America process published in the Atlantic monthly the results of this outcome based approach to hiring our humbly. I came into this with a bunch of theories to former head of admissions at teach. Teach for America told Ripley quote proven wrong at least as many times as I was validated and quote when each for America I started twenty years ago applicants were subjectively subjectively scored by interviewers on twelve general traits like communication ability sample interview question. What is wind by contrast? If you're one of the thirty five five thousand students who applied in two thousand nine a pool that included eleven percent of Ivy League seniors. Thirty data points gathered from a combination of questionnaires demonstrations in interviews us were fed into a detailed quantitative model that returned a hiring recommendation. This data driven approach seems to work as readily reports in two thousand seven twenty ninety four percent of teach for America. Teachers advance their students at least one and a half grade levels or more two years later as the organization's models continue to evolve this number has almost doubled to forty four percent. I'm fascinated by teach for America for a simple reason the trace. They discovered at the core of great teaching are unmistakably a variant of deliberate practice not the pure coach driven practice a professional athletes and chess grandmasters but a hardy adaptable strain rain applicable to almost any field put another way these outstanding teachers may have unwittingly cracked the code generating a remarkable life inside inside the classroom of an outstanding teacher in her Atlantic. Piece Ripley recounts and afternoons spent in the math. Classroom of William Taylor a teacher in Southeast Washington. DC who ranks in the top five percent of all math teachers in the district. When Taylor enters the classroom is students fall into a strictly choreographed interaction? Good morning he calls
"william taylor" Discussed on AM 970 The Answer
"Fail I tried to invoke executive privilege against William Taylor they tried to invoke executive privilege against Sunderland but since they want to go and testify they did both and could do justice so why it seems to me impassable there said he would be willing to testify but the question is what will the leader do in framing the rule because if the rule was one for one that should give everyone pause on the democratic side maybe not maybe they don't care but if it's you get to cherry pick everyone on the Democrats about side will apply I don't know if the Republicans will go for that and I'm not convinced about the four Republican senators what you're reporting about these four and and what your idea about Democrats really wanting fairness well I think they're generally on on the side of the poor are genuinely undecided at this point in the whole idea of the Mitch McConnell planned for starting a trial have any opening argument having the guts of having all of that for you photo witnesses is to give them time to to go look at this but let me let me say a couple of things about town first of all this idea of executive privilege is a question by question issue the the white house's claims in other venues that it's officials have a blanket immunity and universal immunity against appearance and judges who have not that now no market down in the future if the of the White House tries but the but the the ruling is always the witness has to show up yes to take his body in front of the investigating panel but he doesn't have to answer every question he can actually site site any privileges he thinks are relevant and there will be White House lawyers there this is not like the democratic investigation in the house in which they did not allow agency lawyers to be there and one more thing about Balkan himself you're familiar with Bolton pack he is very very very very familiar yeah course you know it it it this year for example it is endorsed Tom cotton and leaves Selden among others in twenty eighteen and doors and and get money to a lot of who are currently now very much against impeachment now this is John Bolton sort of political world do you believe that John Bolton operates in this world and then goes to the Senate to deliver the mortal blow against president trump yeah by Rev I don't I have it I've known the ambassador for fifteen years he's been a frequent guest on the show he's a friend I'm proud that he's a friend I think of Democrats call them they're grabbing a night a very sharp knife at the long end I believe they are they are they are going to get a question posed by the Chief Justice and John Bolton will answer at length and give them a history lesson as to why Crimea is no longer part of Ukraine and as to what exactly they provide they will end up ruling that day even as Democrats rue the day they called Ollie north but if they do call and fundamental fairness as a lawyer says to me then the president gets to call a witness one for one it just is fundamental fairness to you didn't have any Democrat attempted to argue we get Bolton because he's close to the president but they don't get hunter Biden because he's not that's what they're gonna try to argue I think the American people think that's a shame I think that's what they want I think there's no doubt about it now on the other let's look at the at hunter Biden from the from the Republican perspective so you talk about introducing an element of uncertainty into a trial and by the way I have a new peace out this morning about what you're calling her by name what what about the whistle blower remember the whistleblower yes talking about the whistle blower lately but the whistle blower is there any person any person who has played a bigger role in shaping the case against the president then the whistle blower and Republicans or or senators are supposed to vote on removing the present law office and not know how this case got started that is amazing you raise a good plot I DO process issue which is if Democrats move for witnesses the one for one rule applies but if they move for the first witness is sort of like a fantasy draft then not only do the Republicans get to have the or the president's lawyers is not the Republicans if the house managers move for witnesses and they get the first witness not only do the president's get that lawyers get that a witness they get to move for a second witness that it's like a fantasy draft in that second witness would be the whistle blower I think of course you would and little Bloor and hunter Biden you talk about introducing elements of uncertainty in the pet that would be it now that is not what Mitch McConnell one for quite awhile of the most level headed Republicans involved in this headset let's have a trial let's have the prosecution given their say give the defense there say we'll discuss it and that's what we need to do and this would be the opposite of that it would be introducing these enormous element of uncertainty don't know what's going to happen and my guess is the most level headed Republican Party are really going to try to prevent that from happening let me also ask you we've got Elizabeth Warren Bernie Sanders locked at their desk Amy club charge well though she does not matter much is this Nancy Pelosi's gifted Joe Biden I mean I I don't know that you the great strategist has any strategy left in there after watching George Stephanopoulos the interview that went nowhere that was the year that where's where's the answer where's Waldo maze of a response but but did she give Joe give a bite and a gift one way or the other intentionally or unintentionally here's here's the thing about that I mean she's obviously quote kept her cards very close to the vest through all of this I don't know her motive but her actions have had the effect of locking Biden Sanders Clovis are and until yesterday Cory Booker at their desk they use a week in the weeks leading up to and including the Iowa caucuses and maybe the New Hampshire primary witnesses if you're his witnesses we got a minute it could go on a long time if you start questioning witnesses and they have to put the question the Chief Justice of the witness gets dancer at length don't it could spiral out of control could not because I think the Clinton trials in nineteen ninety nine began on January seventh and ended on February twelfth so this one is all we know for sure it's going to begin later in.
"william taylor" Discussed on KDWN 720AM
"I think that William Taylor was a very impressive witness and was very damaging to the president first of all as you pointed out he took generate copious notes at almost every conversation we put quotes in his opening statement he said those were direct quotes from what was that it also doesn't hurt that he has a voice like Edward R. Murrow so he thinks he's a pretty impressive a presence up there and I think very non political he went out of his way to talk about what he knew what he was specifically testament to heat the only thing he talked about was a strong feeling that it was in the U. S. national security interests to to support you crying in the fight against Russia but he certainly wasn't taking any partisan position I thought the two most important parts of his testimony were his recounting and this is no news July twenty six he says he has found out since he testified before the committee in close doors that Gordan Sunland who was really kind of the point person between president trump and the new cranium was on the phone in a restaurant in Ukraine with the president on July twenty six the day after the prom this allows the phone call and that he could over here the staff member for Taylor got over here the president said saying what about the investigations so clearly the investigations and by that Taylor thought the investigations into the Democrats in twenty sixteen also the investigation into bite and that was very much on the president's mind and then the aid asked Sunland what the president thought about you crying and this is a quote from the Taylors statement ambassadors online.
"william taylor" Discussed on 860AM The Answer
"Official then a William Taylor acting US ambassador to Ukraine Democrats label the hearings a quotes solemn day for America Republicans called the event a show trial to undermine the two thousand sixteen election the heart of the testimony this week hinges on the president's intact whether he used his position to leverage foreign politicians to investigate the bidens for political purposes or as Mr trump claims to help root out corruption it's clear to all fair thinking Americans that the impeachment hearings are a partisan exercise to damage president trump and the Republican Party heading into the two thousand twenty general election not one Republican Congress person is supporting impeachment the evidence so far is scant the Democrats accusing president trouble withholding aid to Ukraine yes the country refused to open investigation into former vice president Joe Biden's conduct in Ukraine the argument has one fatal flaw VA that was delayed a few weeks not with hell Ukraine never opened an investigation into Joe by now the whole thing sets a terrible precedent going forward of course from now on all future presidents can be dragged into an impeachment show trial based on a subjective material from an opposition party if that party controls the house this isn't good going for the Democrats will ultimately have to end the end Korean decide whether or not they want to hold a vote on impeachment a simple majority in the house is needed to impeach Donald Trump if articles of passive trial was held in the Senate presided over by the Chief Justice of the Supreme Court John Roberts but no one believes the Senate will convict on trump as sixty six senators would have to vote that way so why are we doing this in a moment can Mike Bloomberg win the presidency bill o'reilly here with an important message if you're a listener and to this program you may know all how much I love dogs today let's talk about something I care about very much there are thousands of abandoned animals in the U. S. A. in these animals need your help this is why I have partnered up with delta rescue the largest no kill care for live animal sanctuary in the world delta animal sanctuary is a one of a kind rescue operation because they care for the animals for life.
"william taylor" Discussed on 860AM The Answer
"Update his is happening today in America the big story this week of course impeachment to say department officials were questioned over the president's dealings with Ukraine by members of the house intelligence committee led by congressman Adam Schiff who I do not believe lights president trump very much first on the docket George Kent state department career guy top you create official then a William Taylor acting US ambassador to Ukraine Democrats label the hearings a quotes solemn day for America Republicans called the event a show trial to undermine the two thousand sixteen election the heart of the testimony this week hinges on the president's intact whether he used his position to leverage foreign politicians to investigate the bidens for political purposes or as Mr trump claims to help root out corruption it's clear to all fair thinking Americans that the impeachment hearings are a partisan exercise to damage president trump and the Republican Party heading into the two thousand twenty general election not one Republican Congress person is supporting impeachment the evidence so far is scant the Democrats accusing president trouble withholding aid to Ukraine yes the country refused to open investigation into former vice president Joe Biden's conduct in Ukraine the argument has one fatal flaw VA that was delayed a few weeks not with hell Ukraine never opened an investigation into Joe by now the whole thing sets a terrible precedent going forward of course from now on all future presidents can be dragged into an impeachment show trial based on a subjective material from an opposition party if that party controls the house this isn't good going for the Democrats will ultimately have to end the end Korean decide whether or not they want to hold a vote on impeachment a simple majority in the house is needed to impeach Donald Trump if articles of passage trials held in the Senate presided over by the Chief Justice of the Supreme Court John Roberts but no one believes the Senate will convict on trump as sixty six senators would have to vote that way so why are we doing this coming up my message of the day on how Americans are processing the political hatred American financing is a mortgage company for everyone doesn't matter where you are in the home ownership process they can help if you're a first time home buyer needing a down payment they have options that require as little as nothing nothing down maybe you're a vet looking to use a.
AP source: 2nd US official heard Trump call with Sondland
"The phone call was a surprise revelation at the first public hearing in the impeachment inquiry it came from the acting US ambassador to Ukraine William Taylor member of my staff could hear president trump on the phone asking investors on about the investigations a source tells the AP a second person also heard that call which was made a day after president trump's phone call with the president of Ukraine which set out the impeachment inquiry a second diplomatic staff are also at the table was foreign services officer Syria Jayanti the staff for Taylor testified about is David Holmes he is scheduled to testify behind closed doors and Donahue Washington
Public impeachment testimony is set to begin
"Coleman the next public hearing in the impeachment inquiry is tomorrow when house lawmakers will question the former US ambassador to Ukraine Marie Evanovich they spoke to two witnesses yesterday including the current top diplomat to Ukraine William Taylor he says an aide over heard president trump asking about investigations that trump wanted Ukraine to pursue that could help him in the twenty twenty election trump has dismissed the inquiry as a witch hunt and says he did not listen to yesterday's
Diplomats reveal new details on Ukraine at first impeachment hearing
"Day. One Thousand Twenty eight of the trump administration will go down as day one of the first public impeachment hearings in generation. Today's testimony featured to veterans senior diplomats called upon to lay out the case part of the overall case against the president. Today is testimony brought forth some some new revelations that tied trump closer to the Ukraine pressure campaign ambassador. George Kantha State Department's top expert on Ukraine. And William Taylor Taylor. The current acting ambassador to Ukraine appeared together before the House Intel Committee. Both our top diplomat. Who served under both Republican and democratic like presidents? I represent the third generation of my family to have chosen a career in public service in sworn the oath of office that all. US US public servants. Do in defense of our Constitution. Indeed there has been George Bent sworn to defend the constitution continuously for nearly sixty years. It has been a privilege for me to serve our country and the American people for more than fifty years starting as a cadet at West Point. Is You have mentioned Mr Chairman. That is an infantry officer for six cheers including with one hundred first Airborne Division in Vietnam than at the Department of Energy than as a member of a Senate staff then at NATO than with the State Department right here and abroad in Afghanistan Iraq Jerusalem and Ukraine much of the hearing focused on the July twenty fifth phone call in which President trump trump asked Ukraine's presidents Alinsky for investigations into the Biden and our two thousand sixteen election. The witnesses also described an effort by trump up in his deputies to leverage that country into delivering those investigations if they wanted the promise. US military aid to be used in their fight the Russians by the way it was against that backdrop that ambassador Taylor eventually revealed another pivotal conversation involving trump. That took replace July twenty six the day after the phone call in question. Taylor set a staffer of his recently told him about this conversation involving having the president and the trump donor turned ambassador to the EU. Gordon Sunland member of my staff could hear president trump on the phone asking ambassador ambassador. Sunland the investigations that's toll president trump the Ukrainians were ready to move forward following the call. With president trump trump. The member of my staff asked investor. Solomon what president trump thought about Ukraine. That's the song and responded that President Trump cares more about the investigations of Biden. mm-hmm which Giuliani was pressing for two sources familiar with this matter told NBC News that David Holmes currently the political counselor at the US Embassy. The in Ukraine is the staff member that Taylor was referring to there Taylor Story About Holmes earned homes and invitation at testify which he will do behind closed doors on Friday complicating matters for the Republicans and making him a less easy target. NBC NBC News. Also reports that in twenty fourteen. Mr Holmes won a State Department award for speaking out internally about the Obama Obama Administration policy in Afghanistan. Gordon Sunlen never mentioned this particular call with trump and his closed door testimony before impeachment impeachment investigators trump who spent the day hosting Turkey's president. Erta one at the White House says he was too busy to watch the hearing late today. Trump responded onto this new information however from Ambassador Taylor. I know nothing about that. First Time I've heard the one thing that I've seen that Sandelin said was that He did speak to me for a brief moment. And I said no quid pro quo under any circumstances and that's true in any event that's more second hand end information but I've never heard of conversation I don't recall no not at all. Not even a little bit intelligence committee chairman Adam. Schiff had a very different different. Take on this matter what this call indicates as other testimony has likewise indicated. Is that the instructions coming from the the president on down during the hearing Republicans Slam Taylor
Key Moments From the First Public Impeachment Hearing
"US diplomat to Ukraine William Taylor and deputy secretary of state George camp where the first witnesses in the house intelligence committees impeachment hearings in his testimony Taylor talked about an aid over hearing president trump on the cell phone call with the US ambassador to the E. U. Gordon Sunland a member of my staff could hear president trump on the phone asking investors on about the investigations presidents or someone told president trump the Ukrainians were ready to move forward president trump insisted he wasn't interested in the hearings because well he was meeting with Turkey's president at the White House you're talking about the witch hunt is that what you mean is that what you're talking about I I hear it's a joke I haven't watched I have a what's for one minute because I've been with the president which is much more important as far as I'm concerned even so trump also dismissed Taylor's testimony about his call was on one I know nothing about that first time I've heard it the one thing I've seen that Sunderland said was that he did speak to me for a brief moment and I said no quid pro quo under any circumstances and that's true the other I've never heard this an official familiar with the matter says the staffer Taylor referred to is David Holmes he's been invited to testify before Congress on Friday
Bill Taylor: Staffer Was Told Trump Cared More About Investigating The Bidens Than Ukraine
"At the impeachment hearing much attention was paid to diplomat William Taylor's testimony that one of his staffers overheard a phone call between president trump and he you ambassador Gordon Sunland leading to this exchange between Taylor and house intelligence chair Adam Schiff after the call when your staff asked Mister Simon what president trump font of Ukraine his response was that president trump cares more about the investigations of biting is that right amber is right yes Sir CBS is Nicole Killian with the president's response I know nothing about that president trump said he couldn't recall his conversation with some lane he also told reporters he didn't watch any of the testimony despite tweeting about it all day this old third hand information nothing directed all can't be direct because I never said it Taylor and fellow witness George can't call the freezing of aid to Ukraine a threat to US national security CBS news update I'm
"william taylor" Discussed on WBZ NewsRadio 1030
"I'm but Michigan one moment at Wednesday's impeachment inquiry hearing got a lot of attention it was William Taylor's testimony that a staffer overheard a phone conversation between the president and the ambassador to the E. U. Gordan Sunland who reportedly told the staff for the president was more interested in the bidens involvement in Ukraine and Ukraine itself CBS news correspondent we judge hang on the president's response I know nothing about that first time I've heard it speaking alongside the Turkish president today Mr trump denied ever talking to ease you ambassador Gordon some land about investigations in Ukraine I don't recall no not at all not even a little bit their relationship is one the president has tried to down play since last week I hardly know the gentleman and despite claiming he's paying no attention to the enrichment in Korea I did not watch too busy to watch it Mr trump downtime to tweet thirty times about the hearings cattle has been named acting secretary of the department of homeland security has number two will be Ken Cuccinelli the acting director of U. S. citizenship and immigration services CBS news immigration reporter Camilla Montoya Galvez says could you know is expected to be the face of the department well wolf works behind the scenes a lesser known figure who's really kept a low profile but who has been in the department ever since president trump took over and and was a top aide to former secretary of homeland security Christa Nielson you know known as the face of the family separation policy in the Middle East Israel says it will continue its policy of targeting Gaza militants with deadly strikes this just after Islamic Jihad announced an Egyptian orchestrated ceasefire to end the latest round of fighting between Israel and Gaza a master work from one of new York's original street culture artist Keith Haring sold at auction Wednesday for three point two million dollars CBS news correspondent Laura protest at Lisa desimone of Bonhams auction house says hearing who died in nineteen ninety painted the mural for free in the early eighties when he was already an international star Keith was invited to go up there and paint a mural for the kids and he did die and I don't think we should take for granted the fact that when he did that he was already quite famous so that was a war and immensely generous thing to have done decades later the church that house the mural decided to auction it off and at the Country Music Association war what an opening Carrie Underwood Reba McIntyre and Dolly Parton kicking off the show an ABC entertainer of the year Garth Brooks this is CBS news.
"william taylor" Discussed on 760 KFMB Radio
"William Taylor's testimony the staffer overheard a phone conversation between the president and the ambassador to the E. U. Gordan Sunland who reportedly told the staff for the president was more interested in the bidens involvement in Ukraine and Ukraine itself CBS news correspondent we judge hang on the president's response I know nothing about that first time I've heard it speaking alongside the Turkish president today Mr trump denied ever talking to ease you ambassador Gordon some land about investigations in Ukraine I don't recall no not at all not even a little bit their relationship is one the president has tried to down play since last week I hardly know the gentleman and despite claiming he's paying no attention to the impeachment inquiry I did not watch too busy to watch it Mr trump downtime to tweet thirty times about the hearings Chad wolf has been named acting secretary of the department of homeland security is number two will be Ken Cuccinelli the acting director of U. S. citizenship and immigration services CBS news immigration reporter Camilla Montoya golf as says could you know is expected to be the face of the department well wolf works behind the scenes a lesser known figure who's really kept a low profile but who has been in the department ever since president trump took over and and was a top aide to former secretary of homeland security Christa Nielson you know known as the face of the family separation policy in the Middle East Israel says it will continue its policy of targeting Gaza militants with deadly strikes this just after Islamic Jihad announced an Egyptian orchestrated cease fire and the latest round of fighting between Israel and Gaza a master work from one of new York's original street culture artist Keith Haring sold at auction Wednesday for three point two million dollars CBS news correspondent Laura protest at Lisa de Simone of Bonhams auction house says hearing who died in nineteen ninety painted the mural for free in the early eighties when he was already an international star Keith was invited to go up there and paint a mural for the kids and he did that and I don't think we should take for granted the fact that when he did that he was already quite famous so that was a war and immensely generous thing to have done decades later the church that house the mural decided to auction it off and at the Country Music Association war what an opening Carrie Underwood real McIntyre and Dolly Parton kicking off the show an ABC entertainer of the year Garth Brooks this is CBS news let's start this weekend at the White House.
New details emerge in Ukraine case on first day of public impeachment inquiry hearing
"Well the curtain has been raised on the public impeachment hearings as members of the house intelligence committee heard from two key witnesses this past day and correspondent Linda Kenyon has more from Capitol Hill come to order German Adam Schiff this is the first in a series of public hearings the committee will be holding is part of the houses impeachment inquiry in his opening statement chairmanship said the committee will hear testimony about whether president trump strong arm to US ally Ukraine to do him a political favor in exchange for the release of congressionally approved military aid whether president trump sought to exploit that allies vulnerability and invite you craze interference in our elections whether president trump something that condition official acts such as a White House meeting or US military assistance on Ukraine's willingness to assist with two political investigations that would help his reelection campaign the ranking Republican on the committee representative Devin Nunez objected to the entire premise it's nothing more than an impeachment process in search of a crime the top US diplomat in Ukraine William Taylor with several decades of public service under many U. S. president said he has no political axe to grind I am not here to take one side or the other Deputy Assistant secretary of state George can also presented his credentials I have served proudly as a non partisan career foreign service officer for more than twenty seven years ambassador Taylor told the committee about what he called an irregular channel a foreign policy being conducted in Ukraine channel that included then special envoy Kurt Volker US ambassador to the European Union garden softened secretary of energy Rick Perry White House chief of staff Mick Mulvaney and as I subsequently learned Mr Giuliani Giuliani as president trump's personal attorney who was central to carrying out the president's efforts to pressure Ukraine to conduct an investigation of political rival Joe Biden I wrote that withholding security assistance in exchange for help with a domestic political campaign in the United States would be crazy Taylor also described in interaction with Gordon Sunland that seem to double down on that issue the member of my staff asked investor song and what president trump thought about your great as a song responded that president trump cares more about the investigations of Biden committee counsel Dan Goldin press Taylor further about this point have you ever seen another example of foreign aid conditioned on the personal or political interests of the president of the United States no Mister Goldman of not Goldman then pose the question to Deputy Assistant secretary of state George can't is pressuring Ukraine to conduct what I believe you've called political investigations a part of US foreign policy to promote the rule of law in Ukraine and around the world it is not where is the impeachable offense Republican John Radcliffe but chairman Adam Schiff said if this is not impeachable conduct what is Linda Kenya on
Trump prioritized Biden investigation over Ukraine aid
"And Republican lawmakers presented dueling narratives today as a US congressional impeachment inquiry that threatens Donald Trump's wants to multi presidency and to the crucial new phase with the first televised public hearing evidence was heard from two career. US diplomats Matt's William Taylor and George Kent who voiced alarm over the Republican president and those around him pressuring Ukraine to conduct investigations. That would benefit trump politically one revelation in particular drew attention showing trump's keen interest in Ukraine investigating political rival. Joe Biden aiden. Taylor said a member of his staff overheard July twenty six phone. Call between trump and Gordon sunland a form of political donor appointed as as a senior diplomat. In which the Republican president asked about those investigations and Sunlen told him that the Ukrainians were ready to proceed following the coal which occurred a day after trump had asked Ukraine's president during a phone call to conduct these investigations. The staff member asked Sunland the US ambassador to the European Union. What trump thought about Ukraine said Taylor? The top US diplomat in Ukraine ambassador. Sunland responded that President Trump cavs more about the investigations of Biden which Giuliani was pressing for Taylor testified referring to trump's personal lawyer Rudy Giuliani in previously unheard testimony. Bill Taylor the acting. US Ambassador to Ukraine said a member of his staff was told. Mr Trump was preoccupied with pushing for a probe into Mr Biden. Asked by Adam Schiff the committee's Democratic chairman if that meant trump cared more about the investigations nations than about Ukraine. Taylor said Yes sir.
Taylor begins impeachment hearing with new information on ‘investigations’ call
"Department officials William Taylor George can't testify for more than five hours Wednesday in the first house impeachment hearing about their concerns with president Donald trump's requests that Ukraine investigate Democrats as the U. S. withheld military aid to the country because Eric Johnson talks with como news political analyst Scott Lindsay Scott previously served as senior counsel the Democrats on the house oversight committee how did they do these were these were these witnesses credible did they get across what they wanted to get across the witnesses came across I think to the public as deeply credible individuals they didn't have a clearly partisan agenda the presented that they've worked for both Republican and democratic administrations both of these witnesses had in fact been hand selected by the trump administration for their roles so it's hard to impeach if you will the testimony of these two witnesses even though Taylor and can't have both spoken behind closed doors we found out something that we didn't know a bomb shell of sorts right can ascertain later revealed new information that we had never heard before he said that on July twenty sixth the day after president trump had spoken to president salen ski if Ukraine that ambassador song when a Seattle native is critical to this investigation had actually met with the national security adviser of Ukraine in Ukraine in Kiev after that meeting she went to a restaurant with a foreign service officer according to ambassador Taylor and spoke on the phone with president trump according to that foreign service officer again this is only relayed through ambassador Taylor we haven't heard from that individual yeah but according to the foreign service officer president trump asked directly about the investigations and half word can master song and said that president trump's top priority for Ukraine was not Ukraine policy generally he was investigating the bidens that is very provocative testimony that we've heard but it still needs to pan out we have a lot more evidence that we need to see before we can give that testimony for weight incredible how damning is that how damaging to the president well when we go back to the three elements did the president with hold an official act in exchange for personal benefit Emma craft still need to tie this directly to the president himself ambassador Taylor George can never spoke to the president so a conversation between ambassador saw online can the president in real time right after this call about investigations would be critical information today as an opening day though was a very strong opening for the Democrats very strong and continuing to make their case that there was this hi of the aid to the investigations of the
"william taylor" Discussed on AP News
"Ukraine William Taylor tells the house intelligence committee one of his aides over heard president trump in a cell phone call highest ranking American diplomat in Ukraine William Taylor revealed an aide overheard a phone conversation president trump was asking you ambassador Gordon son one about the investigations Taylor says the eight ounce online what president trump thought about Ukraine's on the responded that president trump cares more about the investigations of Biden at the White House president trump says he doesn't recall the phone conversation I know nothing about that first time I've heard it Republicans like Jim Jordan say Democrats have no more than second and third hand knowledge American people see through all this they understand the facts support the president they understand this process is unfair and they see through the whole darn champ chair Adam ships as the inquiry will affect the future of the presidency what kind of conduct or misconduct the American people may come to expect from their commander in chief and Donahue Washington official familiar with the matter says a staffer Taylor referred to is David Holmes political counselor at the embassy in Kiev homes has been invited to testify before Congress on Friday people across the country watch the hearing Ellis you student Bryan Randall says he needs more to convince him this is being blown way out of the way out of the water if they're trying to establish a quid pro quo so I would not agree with it vocal in retiree you Paul Sanford says file appeals what about our office I hope so impeach him and the victim in the Senate but I don't expect it former US ambassador to Ukraine Marie of out of a scheduled to testify Friday before the intelligence committee eight more witnesses on the list for next week's hearings a Washington DC federal appeals court will not take up president trump's appeal of a ruling that is accounting firm must turn over financial records from two thousand eleven to twenty eighteen to Congress it's almost certain that the president will appeal to the Supreme Court this is a P. news former federal environmental health official joins others protesting any PA public health proposal Linda burn bomb was the director of the National Institute of environmental health studies she just retired and has testified that the environmental protection agency is proposing a regulation that would practically lead to the elimination of science from decision making seeking public disclosure of underlying data in studies to determine how to regulate contaminants and toxins well the trump administration says that's for transparency opponents think it will lead to many studies being quashed because they would violate patient confidentiality laws Birnbaum says the government could roll back fundamental protections from air pollution and other toxins which could endanger an entire generation Jackie Quinn Washington EPA administrator says a plat would ensure public access to the information in order to make their own decisions on health and environment I'm Tim acquired AP news to the A. P. digital news network the man known as the French spider man is back at it urban climber Alan Robert scale the skyscraper in Paris on Wednesday he made his way up the four hundred ninety nine foot tall airy and tower despite police standing guard below warning and that his pursuit was dangerous Robert has been arrested over one hundred twenty times for his illegal a sense he said that he had a problem at the top of the building this time because the structure became more complicated to climb the higher he went Robert climbs the sky per building in Frankford in September a skyscraper in Hong Kong in August and another skyscraper in Paris in March he climbs free solo meaning he doesn't use ropes or any climbing equipment except for a small bag of chalk and a pair of climbing shoes a meteor scenes streaking through the sky behind the gateway arch in St Louis with a basketball sized hunk of rock that broke off from an asteroid belt between Mars and Jupiter according to NASA the St Louis post dispatch says experts use hundreds of eyewitness accounts from as far away as South Dakota and Minnesota along with two videos to calculate information about the meteor they determine the approximately two hundred twenty pound rock travel through the sky Monday night at nearly thirty four thousand miles an hour causing a sonic boom and SO weather satellite help the agency confirm it was brighter than Venus in the sky making it a fireball the national media right environments office in Huntsville Alabama it's is it broken to pieces twelve miles above the ground a series of emails have been lied to served by a top White House adviser if he's my grass he reports there from before he became a member of the trump administration may have purportedly promoted white nationalism the southern poverty law center's hate watch blog has published emails sent by trump adviser Steven Miller to conservative news site Breitbart in which the SPLC says Miller promoted white nationalist literature and racist propaganda the emails were leaked by a former Breitbart editor who was fired the SPLC says Miller sent the emails in twenty fifteen and twenty sixteen in one email Miller included a link from an anti immigration website that's published work by quite nationalists asked respond White House press secretary Stephanie Gresham dismissed the SPLC as the far left smear organization hi Mike Crossey impeachment hearing I'm to McGuire with an A. P. news minute William Taylor top U. S. diplomat to Ukraine says one of his aides heard president trump asking about Ukraine investigations well on a phone call with the US ambassador to the European Union Gordon Sunland trump when asked by a reporter at the White House about the call said but never heard this in any event it's more second hand information but I've never heard Taylor also told the house intelligence committee Sunland told him the president was pressuring Ukraine's president to order investigations of an already disprove Ukraine interference in the twenty sixteen election and Joe Biden's son hunter Biden you said the president trump wanted presents a Lynskey in a public box by making a public statement about ordering such investigations in Oakland retiree Paul Sanford says what he wants to see and what is likely to happen are two different things our bills what about our office I hope so impeach him and the victim in the Senate but I don't expect it I'm typical eight P. digital news back in a moment politics and fun facts from Paul Kristen dexter total anymore did you know there are over ten thousand wine grape varieties world right here's to thousands of gift possibilities might go to holiday wine is Chardonnay.
"william taylor" Discussed on AP News
"Ukraine William Taylor tells the house intelligence committee one of his aides over heard president trump in a cell phone call highest ranking American diplomat in Ukraine William Taylor revealed an aide overheard a phone conversation president trump was asking you ambassador Gordon son one about the investigations Taylor says the eight asked someone what president trump thought about Ukraine's on the responded that president trump cares more about the investigations of Biden at the White House president trump says he doesn't recall the phone conversation I know nothing about that first time I've heard it Republicans like Jim Jordan say Democrats have no more than second and third hand knowledge American people see through all this they understand the facts support the president they understand this process is unfair and they see through the whole darn champ chair Adam ships as the inquiry will affect the future of the presidency what kind of conduct or misconduct the American people may come to expect from their commander in chief and Donahue Washington official familiar with the matter says a staffer Taylor referred to is David Holmes political counselor at the embassy in Kiev homes has been invited to testify before Congress on Friday people across the country watch the hearing Elihu student Bryan Randall says he needs more to convince him this is being blown way out of the way out of the water if they're trying to establish a quid pro quo so I would not agree with it vocal in retiree you Paul Sanford says file appeals with him out of office I hope so impeach him and the victim in the Senate but I don't expect it former US ambassador to Ukraine Marie of out of a scheduled to testify Friday before the intelligence committee eight more witnesses on the list for next week's hearings a Washington DC federal appeals court will not take up president trump's appeal of a ruling that is accounting firm must turn over financial records from two thousand eleven to twenty eighteen to Congress it's almost certain that the president will appeal to the Supreme Court this is a P. news former federal environmental health official joins others protesting any PA public health proposal Linda burn bomb was the director of the National Institute of environmental health studies she just retired and has testified that the environmental protection agency is proposing a regulation that would practically lead to the elimination of science from decision making seeking public disclosure of underlying data in studies to determine how to regulate contaminants and toxins well the trump administration says that's for transparency opponents think it will lead to many studies being quashed because they would violate patient confidentiality laws Birnbaum says the government could roll back fundamental protections from air pollution and other toxins which could endanger an entire generation Jackie Quinn Washington AP administrator says a plat would ensure public access to the information in order to make their own decisions on health and environment I'm Tim acquired AP news more news right after this.
Trump Impeachment Hearings: William Taylor’s Testimony
"The first public airing of the impeachment drama had millions of Americans tuning in today and in some cases deliberately tuning out this is only the third time impeachment hearings have aired on live television US four diplomats in their own words testifying in the house until committees first day of public impeachment hearings into president trump and his summer phone call with Ukraine's leader at the center of the probe did president trump withhold military aid to Ukraine in an effort to get Ukraine to investigate political rival Joe Biden and his son Taylor who was not on the call said he was involved in meetings leading up to that phone call with former special envoy to Ukraine Kurt Volker and US ambassador to the E. U. Gordon sound when it come to understand well before then that investigations was a term investors Volker and solemn used to mean matters related to the twenty sixteen elections and two and two investigations of charisma and the bike and some Republicans dismissing Taylor and cans testimony as hearsay president trump calling the impeachment hearings a hoax but says he plans to release another phone call transcript with Ukraine's leader that happened before the one that led to the whistle blowers complaint I'm Michelle Franzen
"william taylor" Discussed on KGO 810
"Think that William Taylor was a very impressive witness and was very damaging to the president first of all as you pointed out he took generate copious notes at almost every conversation report quotes in his opening statement he said those were direct quotes from what was that it also doesn't hurt that he has a voice like Edward R. Murrow so he thinks he's a pretty impressive for a presence up there and I think very non political he went out of his way to talk about what he knew what he was specifically testament to heed the only thing he talked about was a strong feeling that it was in the U. S. national security interests to to support Ukraine in the fight against Russia but he certainly wasn't taking any partisan position well I mean I think that the thing about Taylor and if I find credible because I start going down the list I mean either trump flying or forty two other people are seriously yeah you start looking at the people that he said are liars I never liars and forget about Congress just forget about the Democrats we appointed yeah Hey I mean I mean if you go back now and you look for example like when Nikki Haley said the teller some was involved in this pot trying to gather people together and Taylor said I Santella Tilson interviewed and it was briefly any just because he goes I don't know what she's talking about and you look at his face you could see of what it's like he was like I have no I mean I'm sure at some point she's trying to sell a book right so she tried yeah so it's not a probably make you know I I heard from a I'm sure at some point the teller sin was like you know because member tells him the guy they call them after getting it right but it's I'm sure some point Taylor said said you know you know I bet if we got all of us together we could we could you know get this guy out here like Rosen sting that talked about the twenty Fifth Amendment you know when he was acting Attorney General so the the idea that you know then she takes it and she goes off oxygen makes it sound like it's a clue well it's a coup I guarantee you ninety nine percent of people watch fox don't how to spell cool all right guarantee but that's another L. O. yeah it's a pigeon anyway so eighty eighty eight ten is the phone number what is the thing that bothers you the most about the store and you don't have to be a Democrat if you're if you're a Republican and you're not crazy are not you know he yeah you got you got to be saying but what bothers me the most is what Taylor said about the money that I when it's not there means it that Ukrainians will die and just like the Kurds these are people that we've promised to help are we on the trump administration that in July of two thousand sixteen and the campaign for presidency took supporter Ukraine off their platform I two please Putin I don't know why why would they take support of Ukraine off their platform a burgeoning struggling democracy fighting the the the evil of Russians led by Vladimir Putin former KGB who is known to kill political opponents by putting radioactive stuff in their food horrible way to die they die from the inside out is a bad people we're supporting those guys and not the people fighting for the freedom and and and using that eight to further our political ambitions violating Natalie campaign finance law but actually starting them saying if you don't do this you don't and then of course the last thing of course and I said this before and and get ask yourself this why would trump Ukraine to take the blame for the the hack in two thousand sixteen when we know Russia did it everybody knows seventeen intelligence agencies know here Germany France in one all know too they all know they they tracked it why would he do that why would he ask you crane to take the blame for Russia simple question does anybody have an answer any trouble do you have an answer I think you know the answer right and your freight of it of all the things that have happened in the three years that bothers me the most and and I and I I keep saying to myself what does that mean does that mean that that he's going to go there if if he cast a fleet the United States we go there like Snowden you know I don't know does he have a dis what this potent what's gonna be money it's not a P. tape it's money and and I don't know what it is I think it's laundering I think you know again you know Russian oligarchs with money they stole from their country finding a way to get in the United States is they can use it over here that guy that they gave I can't remember the exact amount they are in the millions to the McConnell campaign a soft money that was funneled to McConnell he we he accepted Russian money so what is it about this that bothers you the most eighty eighty eight ten let's go to cat cat you're all chip in Nikki thanks for the call hi I am bothered at so many levels I agree with you the thing that is the most concerning to me is that we are abandoning our allies are respect around the world is being undermined by a bunch of greedy mobsters in the White House and and today it was shameful to listen to Jordan Jim Jordan and the Republican hack just basically being up provocative and interrogating people who are heroes people who could have chosen a different path and been in private industry making much more money than they're making working for the government and they their reputations are beyond reproach both of both can't and Taylor were so credible and it was embarrassing to listen to the GOP they are grasping at straws they are if they are literally I think that earlier you've made the analogy of Donald Trump slipping down a staircase with no handles no stair rail and that is what's happening the wheels are coming off of the bus the bus that Donald Trump has thrown how many different people there were great they were the best and then all of a sudden when they weren't they were the worst and he threw them under the bus someone should write a book everybody that Donald Trump hires gets thrown under the bus will recall actually wrote a book called everything from touches dies and I read it and and it's it's it's so true everything he does then here's one for your cat than a lot of people don't know and it's I find disconcerting to say the least this let partners guy whose name I can never remember he he was a really Giuliani's assistant okay still is actually even under while is under federal indictment and and he had been he had been a along these pump and dump stock deals for years just a bad guy and in one case it was work for a company that when a person is going to testify against and they sent dead rats in the mail to their home that's kind of people were talking about so let partners is working for Rudy okay Rudy needs five hundred thousand dollars celeb parties gives his boss five hundred thousand dollars is a normally you know the boss pays the employee but now the so he given money where does he get a get some guy named Charles your cardio called Charles your cardio I had a donated money to the trump campaign now a lot of people have done the before someone did he gave trump a million dollars and I got dizzy you on bass or ship it does it happens all the time right that kind of quid pro quo you give me this I give you that what makes this whole thing different is that the prospect of extortion because partners and is of the Ukrainian mobster and guiliani were in may of in before you before the July twenty fifth call they were in may pressuring the present in Ukraine to dig up dirt on Biden knowing that his life the the his life of his friends were fighting on the Eastern Front hung in the balance that's so obscene I mean they're trading lives for money I mean it and and then the highest levels the president the president knows all about this you think that they do this without you think guiliani does anything without the presence permission now I mean can I say one more thing yeah go ahead please our I just feel earlier you made the comment to act your trump beyond friends which side do you stand on his stand on an emerging young democracy that is that is very much the same impact kids earlier today and into the Nestle presentation basically describes a young Ukrainian country it was not unlike the United States and the eighteenth century and here we are having an opportunity to really help tax and support this is the new president who clearly wants to be honest and to be transparent and we have our own president ask and Giuliani has hit man behind the scenes during a shadow puppet you know side show up asking this poor guy putting him in between making a choice of representing being a transparent president and having to dig up dirt for the president because he's extorting and bright and giving you know basically if you don't give us the third on Biden then we're gonna be withholding form that's exactly what it was K. if you don't give a start on biting and admit that you're the ones that did the hack and not Russia then your gonna let your twenty year old man at the front die that's it that's what the way you know there's no way around that right away I think that if you add up the number of people that died because of that money being held I think more than twenty five soldiers if I heard correctly died because of Donald yeah full not to put a number that I mean and I admire that ambassador Taylor did not he said you know I can't give you exact numbers but I do know that money does mean the difference there finding that thank you for the call K. they're fighting that war was nineteen sixties technology I mean they there it is his trench to trench what they've done big trenches so you can't roll tanks through them easily and they're in there there is barbed wire and there's like you know it again you know the guns that are forty or fifty years old I mean to fifty million dollars is which is the military a part of that package it's not gonna go far I mean it's going to make a big difference but withholding it and you know Russia has unlimited resources you know I mean other than the money that spanned final out and threw trump properties right now all right all right fill bomb is going to join us at the top of the hour before then we'll get to more of your phone calls and you know again trump to Niles what mug Mitch McConnell had to say won't surprise you what will tell you and that's all coming up next as a camp trip this KGO the first day of impeachment hearings as Churchill said it's not the end it's not even the beginning of the end it is indeed the end of the beginning we're gonna talk about if you're gonna tell me what you think I'm gonna tell you what I think the John Rothman program six o'clock on KGO eight ten all right after finding is a company here in California that loans money they do mostly revised so they help you get new loan with a lower interest rate it's pretty pretty simple if you've been watching the news and paying attention to the business side you care about rate cuts right in a rate cut is kind of complicated it's about how much a bank in charge another bank the bars money from each other but at the end of the day of the rate cut is the is the interest rate that you're gonna pay on your next long war if you want a refi the.
New testimony against Trump as impeachment goes public
"The highest ranking American diplomat in Ukraine William Taylor revealed an aide overheard a phone conversation president trump was asking you ambassador Gordon son one about the investigations Taylor says the eight ask someone what president trump thought about Ukraine's only responded that president trump cares more about the investigations of Biden at the White House president trump says he doesn't recall the phone conversation I know nothing about that first time I've heard it Republicans like Jim Jordan say Democrats have no more than second and third hand knowledge American people see through all this they understand the facts support the president they understand this process is unfair and they see through the whole darn champ chair Adam ships as the inquiry will affect the future of the presidency what kind of conduct or misconduct the American people may come to expect from their commander in chief and Donahue Washington
"william taylor" Discussed on KTOK
"With more hearings to come state department officials William Taylor and George can't testified for more than five hours today about their concerns with the president's request that Ukraine investigate Democrats says the U. S. withheld military aid to the country and president trump says he is too busy working to watch the impeachment inquire a taking place he's meeting today with the president of Turkey at the White House he called the inquire re taking place in Congress a witch hunt and says they're using television lawyers del city police are looking for a killer eighteen year old don yeah Robinson was shot and killed Saturday night he was sitting in a vehicle parked in the sixteen hundred block of Breckenridge drive he was shot in the head no video obtained by police shows a vehicle passing Robinson and shots being fired the Oklahoma county sheriff's office confirming that it has arrested a man who took a rifle into a Twin Peaks restaurant in Oklahoma City here is Megan bishop fifty two year old Timothy harbor of Choctaw was arrested on a complaint of carrying a firearm into a place where alcohol is consumed the suspect allegedly believed he was testing the new permit Liz Kerry law well he'll now face a felony charge Harper regularly posts images on social media of himself carrying a gun in the public places and being confronted by law enforcement Republican state senator Nathan dhamma broken arrow has filed a bill he says addresses concerns that some people have about constitutional Kerry and the fact that gun owners aren't required to take a training course he wants to create a tax credit for those who complete the training course that is required if you want to get a concealed carry permit and a tax credit for the cost of the license and the renewal if you have an existing permit he says it's a way to encourage additional training without government force some district attorneys in Oklahoma are raising concerns about a petition drive to prohibit prosecutors from using previous non violent felony convictions to enhance prison sentences Oklahoma district attorneys association president Jason Hicks says there are some elements of the proposal that would be detrimental if not catastrophic to public safety Beckham county district attorney Angela Marci says ignoring past convictions of repeat offenders is detrimental to our mission it's been a very cold couple of days in the small town of key for in creek county natural gas service was cut off to the entire town on Monday because of an equipment malfunction city workers had to go door to door to turn off the meters in order to make the repairs and now they're going door to door to restore gas service and there has to actually be somebody home for that part of the process a funeral has been scheduled for Manford police chief lucky Miller who was killed over the weekend while attending a conference in Florida his funeral will be Saturday at ten AM at Davenport First Baptist Church in Davenport a plane carrying his body will arrive this evening in Oklahoma.
Impeachment witness says Trump asked about Ukraine probes
"On day one of public testimony an impeachment witness says president Donald Trump asked for Ukraine investigations William Taylor is the top diplomat in Ukraine he testified there were discussions about US aid in investigations of Joe Biden member of my staff could hear president trump on the phone asking investors on about the investigations Gordon psalm one is another diplomat that staff member asked him what president trump thought about Ukraine is a song responded that president trump cares more about the investigations of Biden this was after president trump's July phone call with the new leader of Ukraine that set up the impeachment inquiry ranking Republican Devin known as says nothing bad happened security assistance was provided to Ukraine without the Ukrainians having done any of the things they were supposedly being blackmailed to do an anonymous whistle blowers complaint set off the in Korean Republicans want to hear from that person in a closed hearing and Donahue Washington
Today The Public Phase Of The Impeachment Inquiry Opens In Washington
"Today today. The public phase of the impeachment inquiry begins in Washington. DC Two witnesses will give evidence on the allegations that president. Donald Trump abused his office for personal personal political gain in his dealings with Ukraine. Well joining me on the line is Scott Lucas. WHO's professor? US politics at the University of Birmingham. Scott why is this being televised. Well this is being televised because we are now at the portion of the impeachment inquiry into Donald Trump where everything everything is to be transparent open because this is a process which could lead to a vote to impeach to indict him and then later trial in the Senate so As was the case in the nineteen seventies as we proceeded towards the impeachment of Richard Nixon. The decision has been made that this will be a televised proceeding with Al- testimony on public record. In contrast to the closed door testimony which was Carried out in preparation over the past two months. And it's really important to to get the the public inside really. Isn't it. Well I think the initial point of this is simply again. This is one of the high or low points if you want to the US S. political system. It is not often that the president has been impeached or is on the cusp of impeachment. This is only the fourth time so I think there's a priority to make it public but as you you do not. There's also a public opinion contest between this Democrats and Republicans will each be making their cases as to whether or not trump should be impeached aged. Donald trump is making his own case through the use of twitter Through some rather bizarre at hot press conferences and so yes the formal proceedings will not be linked to a battle beyond the hearing room in terms of how it is spun how each side presents its case to a wider forum. So how will the Democrats Democrats make their case and will it be enough to move the American public even without talking about the Democrats. Let's just take it from the basis of the facts. What we already know from from the testimony that has been behind closed doors because many of the witnesses provided initial statements that were posted and then over the course of the past? Ten days. Transcripts have been posted that testimony that more than a dozen current. US public officials have said that. Donald Trump carried out an irregular foreign policy in which he made demands of Ukraine including cutting off military to that country including the condition for any visit visit by President to Washington. He said you have to have investigations of a of the presidential candidate. Joe Biden you have to have investigations of the Democratic Party. You have have to have investigations which would cover up Russia's role in the two thousand sixteen election. Those are the facts as they have emerged. The Democrats I think can simply try to draw. Draw out more of that. Beginning with William Taylor This afternoon the current. US charge eight affairs Kiev. What is more interesting to me will be the Republican tactics tactics? Not to illuminate the facts but to divert from them which will be trying to undermine the credibility of the witnesses to try to divert by saying go we must know the identity of the whistle blower the official who made the initial complaint against trump and to be honest with you by misrepresenting which they have already done in certain cases this firsthand testimony supposedly being hearsay but it surely trump never actually said the words. I mean you in order to go for this. You have to understand the the white context and it's whether that's believed or not whether you're referring to two points here regarding the question of whether trump explicitly said you do not get military aid unless you investigate the presidential candidate Joe Biden in the specific phone call on July twenty any fifth to the new Ukrainian President Florida's Alinsky trump doesn't say it explicitly but it is done implicitly. Zilenski says you know we would really like to have military from the United in states because we are threatening this challenge from Russia and trump immediately. Says you know I would really like to have you talked to my people about carrying out investigations including investigations of Joe Biden. Now he doesn't explicitly say. Oh by the way that's because you just referred to military aid but the link there perhaps more importantly it is explicitly licitly stated in the testimony of multiple officials that when Donald Trump froze military aid to Ukraine a few days before that call. He did it as part art putting pressure on Ukraine to accede to his demands so the Republicans not only have to knock back the implicit connection and the phone call they somehow somehow have to undermine each and every one of these witnesses finally quickly before we go. Thanksgiving's been flagged up as a possible end date any later than that it starts. What's eating into campaigning? Time for the twenty twenty elections distinct that timeframes realistic. I actually a couple of weeks in which Congress comes back after Thanksgiving recess before breaking up for Christmas and it's then when I can impeachment vote is possible if not definite Scott. Thank you very much. Indeed that was Scott Lucas and now with a look at the day's headlines His monocle yearning gopher
"william taylor" Discussed on WCBM 680 AM
"We're out of time I'll see you tomorrow bill o'reilly here Wednesday November thirteenth two thousand nineteen you are listening to the o'reilly update here's what's happening today in America the Democrats impeachment pro goes public the Supreme Court makes a historic decision on mass shooting lawsuits the trump administration considers another tax cut for the middle class Clinton hand said a third run for the White House also ahead the message of the day on the impeachment hearings but first the impeachment inquiry going public to diplomats William Taylor George can't answering questions over Donald trump's dealings with Ukraine and whether he use foreign policy for political gain the president calling the hearings a quote total scam the witnesses today have already made anti trump statements so the outcome of the testimony is already know the Supreme Court ruling the families of sandy hook shooting victims can sue gun makers the two thousand twelve mass murder the judges is refusing to release any direct comments on their decision but rejected Remington arms appeal to stop the pending lawsuit the company manufactures the A. R. fifteen rifle used by Adam Lanza in his attack that killed twenty first graders and six adults at the Connecticut elementary school important ruling going forward as now all gun makers will be subject to litigation the trump administration is considering a second middle class tax cut should the president win the two thousand twenty election lowering rates of fifteen percent for average earners the current system taxes most income at twelve to twenty four percent Hillary Clinton telling a British radio station she'll never say never when it comes to a third run for the White House claiming she's under enormous pressure from many people to jump into the race the many people line is interesting as polling does not show a demand for Mrs Clinton San Francisco's new district attorney saying low level crimes like public urination will no longer be prosecuted by his office the new DA at chess Bodine calling the arrests a waste of time the radical attorney won the office by a very small margin over the loud objections of the police unions in a moment.
George Kent testifies at impeachment hearing
"For just the fourth time in U. S. history the house of representatives opened impeachment hearings against you as president of the televised showdown over president trump actions toward the leader of Ukraine today's hearing will feature testimony from veteran diplomats William Taylor and George Kent who previously told lawmakers in closed door sessions the trump administration withheld military aid to Ukraine to pressure that country's leader into investigating president trump's democratic rival university of Chicago professor William Howell says their presentation is important to forming public opinion clearer by being in a crisis on the one hand there certainly were Democrats are hoping for the president in the past says he had a perfect conversation with Ukraine's Vladimir's the landscape and this is more democratic lives hoaxes slander GOP lawmakers will have their chance to question the witnesses and make their case that the president committed no crime Jackie Quinn
Trump impeachment inquiry: day one of public hearings
"The hour the house intelligence committee begins public hearings into president trump and Ukraine Democrats accuse trump of linking US military aid to Ukraine to investigations of former vice president Biden and his son hunter trump insists he said nothing inappropriate in his July phone call with Ukraine's president NPR's miles park says the two witnesses scheduled to testify today are ones who've already answered questions for hours behind closed doors William Taylor the top diplomat in Ukraine and George can't top state department aide both expressed concerns about the trump administration seemingly pressuring Ukraine to publicly announce investigation that would benefit the president text messages been released to the chill Taylor testing another diplomat that he thought it was quote crazy to withhold security systems for help with a political campaign the hearings will continue Friday and next
Impeachment inquiry goes public
"And historic public impeachment hearings are set to kick off today with the first set of witnesses in front of the house intelligence committee at ten AM eastern now so far they've met with the committee behind closed doors to testify and president trump's request that Ukraine investigate the bidens and the twenty sixteen election witnesses today William Taylor the acting US ambassador to Ukraine and Georgia and a state department official Taylor according to released a testimony I said behind closed doors that US military aid to Ukraine was explicitly tied to the country announcing a probe into president trump's political rivals can't testified the president wanted Ukrainian president Ballmer's Lansky to announce an investigation of the bite ins and the election Republicans say president trump did nothing wrong they've called a coup senator Lindsey Graham who is a faithful president trump ally says he's not even going to bother to pay attention to the televised hearings Graham who is all but written off witnesses told fox news the hearings have been unfair to president trump well the allegation against hunter Biden is that they had a conflict of interest by serving on the board and that Joe Biden way and have the prosecutor fired because he's getting close to sign their state department activity talking about the conflict of interest and there is a reasonable destination to be done here at the foreign relations committee has jurisdiction of the state department but let me get back to the point you just made was happening in the house is basically on American no American including Donald Trump should be accused of misstates without confronting their accuser of which is the whistle blower and no American should be denied the ability to tell their side of the story but calling witnesses to explain their defense that's being denied to press the United States to every American who's gonna watch tomorrow this could not happen in your cases couldn't happen in a parking ticket case this couldn't happen in any civil matter in America because due process requires the ability of every American to call witnesses on their behalf except for president trump so why am I not gonna washes hearing more because I think it is a threat to the presidency I don't want to legitimize it is unamerican it denies the basics of due process Graham says he'd like to see fellow Senate Republicans reject the impeachment process also during that interview Graham would not commit to having the Senate look into Joe or hunter
Risks for all sides as Trump impeachment hearings swing open
"The democratic chairman of the house intelligence committee Adam Schiff will open the hearing with allegations that president trump violated his oath of office two witnesses will testify Deputy Assistant secretary of state George Kent and the top diplomat for Ukraine William Taylor shifts as an opportunity for the American people to evaluate the witnesses for themselves to make their own determinations about the credibility of the witnesses he's hoping to prove trump actions meet the impeachment threshold of high crimes and misdemeanors something president trump and his Republican allies denied conversation I had with the president ray was it's the fourth time in history the house has launched impeachment proceedings Jackie Quinn Washington
"william taylor" Discussed on KOA 850 AM
"William Taylor and George can't will be the first to testify the wood of congressman Elijah Cummings is going to run for his seat to Meyer rocky more Cummings has stepped down from her position as chairwoman of the Maryland Democratic Party I've been on this path for fighting for the soul of our democracy are fighting for health care how education for a better America for all he wanted me to continue this fight and I'm going to continue this fight and run the race Cummings passed away last month after serving more than two decades on Capitol Hill and Oklahoma police officer is under arrest in Florida charged with killing his chief Manford Oklahoma police chief lucky Miller was found dead in the Pensacola beach hotel Sunday officer Michael nearly is charged with his murder they were both in Florida together for a conference Colorado citizen voters planned to turn in their signature petitions for initiative seventy six later today the group wants to change the language in the constitution that deals with who can vote in state elections rather than saying every citizen eligible can vote it would change the line to read only a citizen can vote Arvada supplemental fluoride program on hold because of an equipment issue the city says it won't be able to resume providing the drinking water additives till the middle of next year it was recently discovered the fluoride tank was leaking at the Ralston water treatment plant and one of the last surviving members of the to ski gear and donating his plane to the Colorado springs national museum of World War two aviation ninety six year old Frank making gave his Stinson be seventy seven plane to the museum on veterans day Megan says he's getting to hold her fly yeah ninety six wow coming up a seminar all parents of boys should attend will explain at six twenty four for ten minutes.
"william taylor" Discussed on KDWN 720AM
"william taylor" Discussed on KLBJ 590AM
"Pro quo Sunderland has changed his testimony to say he pursues her was what I can tell you about the trump policy toward the Ukraine it was incoherent it depends on who you talk to they seem to be incapable of forming a quid pro quo see at night I've read the transcript and didn't know how foreign policy Ukraine incoherent yes they're incapable of doing a quid pro quo should not trump in combat capable of doing a quid pro quo because he doesn't know what he's doing in this whole field of endeavor with Ukraine anyway now the key here is he did have the the transcript of the phone call is all anybody needs to read the fact that trump released it is still what's guiding all of this it's blown up in their faces and you're just gonna have to trust me on this they fully intend that transcript remain secret they thought trump would never release it thanking characterize it however they want to do as a cover up as obstruction but trump released it so therefore there's no need for a whistle blower there's no need for any of these witnesses absolutely non and yet they're going ahead with it that's what these Republicans ought to be saying not that that's in call herons hearing the incoherence the incompetence is such that it couldn't come up with a quid pro quo what they wanted to come on now trouble survive this in the next week all these people become trump's best friends and he'll be brilliant again and he'll be smart again I'll be out running is is there is enemies as opponents what it boils down to is that all the people on our side half to play it fast and loose with the media so that whatever happens their position to be able to not be harmed by it it's entirely a defensive posture yeah what was so hard about what rand Paul that Monday night there's nothing defensive about rand Paul and his claim about the whistle blower and the need for prosecution and defending trump so what is this all about well you're in the right place to find out I'm happy to tell you so should finance is about an hour ago at the first public hearings in is impatient inquire gonna be held next Wednesday November thirteenth what what is it double check something here is Wednesday isn't the the third yes next Tuesday the Disney plus long okay well maybe that is the thirteenth as well Disney's new streaming service on this giving confuse at any rate November thirteenth is one little chef is going to begin his public hearings and remember he's setting it up by the American people going to learn how trump told them to do up the dirt now nobody has testified to that so the first day of public hearings will be Wednesday November thirteenth the next day will be Friday the fifteenth so Thursday is going to be a by no hearings so that the media can you is Thursday to pound the lives and the misrepresentations of what was said on Wednesday give the media time to promote whatever they want out of the first hearing so now we're gonna do we're gonna you know ships going to preside over one of his Stalin like show trial starting next Wednesday ensure fears the decider in all these things as is typical of a show trial he also announced that his witness on the first day is going to be none other than that you're reputable the attack of all the arm criticize a boldly perfect William Taylor his witness the second there will be more weight your father all of these people are gonna say trump went outside the inter agency group of people conducting foreign policy not us they didn't know what they were doing this is dangerous there was no word as to when Republicans and be able to call chef himself as a witness ships never going to be called as a witness Republicans are out there claiming is a fact witness because he had a role in shepherding the whistle blowers through this which is in violation of regulations rules and perhaps even laws but you know this my friend who ship is not calling here on these first two days of hearings he's not calling the whistleblower who won the where Donald Trump junior identify them in a tweet today about this Hey PSA we still can't independently confirm the name of it was lost or what I'm going to print the name of Donald Trump join your that he did it everybody knows of the whistle blower is anyway I digress she is not calling the whistle blower and he's not calling the lieutenant colonel Alexander Vinland to be a witness either in these first two hearings when the ratings are going to be the highest remember all of the excitement when that doddering special counsel Robert J. Mahler the nineteenth was going to test my memory of that blow up on them okay so why Hey is lieutenant colonel van woman who they've really I mean they've hyped this guy up you can't criticize him either why he's a decorated army lieutenant colonel went to west point has shrapnel in his body from Vietnam use a Ukraine expert warning you can't criticizing you can't you can't you just can't so why is it not being called well we can only surmise my surmise is chef doesn't think Vendramin is the strongest witness or it's possible that he thinks Taylor is the best because Taylor's honest saleable Taylor looks like he is from central casting US national security official national security diplomat William Jenner may be the absolute best our first witness as far as images photo ops are concerned and maybe he is looking at van then as clean up the guide it's gonna find a way to get all of the park will just have to wait and see but he's not putting Veneman up there when the ratings are going to be the highest in the interest is going to be the highest which tells me that he doesn't think Veneman is the strongest witness even though we were told all last week that Veneman's testimony was the real honest to goodness most smoking guns this one had the goods that vin when was the guy was gonna natal trump and his credibility can be impeached you can't challenging you can't disagree you can't just like you couldn't when Obama because he's first African American yeah I can't challenge the credibility of lieutenant colonel Benyamin because is a west point graduate who wears the uniform of the army so not calling him and also tells me that pencil neck isn't going to push this phone call trump's most impeachable offence anymore and which makes sense because the transcript of the phone call is out and it doesn't jive with anything anybody is saying about it I looked at the clock and I see that I've got to do this.
"william taylor" Discussed on AP News
"William Taylor describe for the house committees taking part in the impeachment enquiring president trump's demand everything Ukraine's president wanted from the U. S. including military assistance hinged on his investigating the Democrats impossible twenty twenty opponent Joe Biden California Democrat Eric Swalwell says Taylor also show the involvement of the US ambassador to the E. U. Gordon Sunland anything originally I does is on behalf of the president so Rudy is president trump president trump is ready but you also see this second sharp straight line between ambassador Simon and president trump Taylor submitted a date by date accounting of his lengthy opening statement obtained by the A. P. White House press secretary Stephanie Gresham calls the investigation quote a coordinated smear campaign from far left lawmakers and radical unelected bureaucrats waging war on the constitution there was no quid pro quo end quote president trump into it on Twitter calls impeachment enquiring at lynching given the history in our country I would not compare this to alleging that was unfortunate choice of words Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell earlier today Birmingham Alabama police say they have found the body of a three year old girl who has been missing for some ten days and they're charging to people with murder she Patrick Smith told a news conference this evening that the remains of Camille McKinney we're located in a trash bin taken to a landfill he says police had been watching those garbage deposits at the landfill he adds that they are obtaining murder warns against two people previously identified as persons of interest Patrick divine Stallworth and his girlfriend Derek a ratio brown lawyers for both say they're innocent child vanished while outside a birthday party on October twelfth this is a P. news a seventeen year old suspect after allegedly shooting a sixteen year old fellow student during an argument today return to class at a high school in Santa Rosa California shooting prompted a lockdown more than ten thousand students and staffers in a complex with three schools police still looking for the shooter's hand gun which you put in a backpack and headed off to someone else before going to class the victim is in stable condition actress Lori Loughlin her husband and nine other parents face new charges in the college admissions bribery scandal they're accused of attempting to bribe officials on an organization that receives federal funding should Chicago mayor Laurie light filled concern that some of the striking teachers bargaining team taking the day off or should be a sense of urgency all the way around and I'm never going to shy away from sizing to the union and also to the public the hardships that our students and our families are facing this is the fourth day classes have been canceled in the nation's third largest public school district I'm to McGuire AP news more news right after.
"william taylor" Discussed on 860AM The Answer
"As ambassador William Taylor testifies behind closed doors in the house impeachment inquiry president trump is comparing the Democrats investigation he will lynching for the past month the president has denounced the impeachment proceedings as a witch hunt as illegitimate and unfair now he tweets that all Republicans must remember what they are witnessing here a lynching the racially loaded term historically has referred to killing someone by hanging Mr trump also questioned the constitutionality of impeachment claiming that the inquiry is without due process or fairness or any legal rights Greg Claxton the White House and senator Mitch McConnell accusing house Democrats including speaker Nancy Pelosi of holding up important legislation as they obsess on impeachment totals as impeachment proceedings were supposed to take so much time in the house but for the event so but but tell says ever since hello to you about impeachment proceedings to go on the only thing that seems to really inspire house Democrats these days is their obsession with overturning the results of the twenty sixteen election as for McConnell's claim that Democrats are holding up legislation will give me a break minority leader Chuck Schumer says he's been making the case for months that under McConnell's leadership the Senate has become a legislative graveyard buying new Capitol Hill president trump urging Congress to approve a trade deal he negotiated with Canada and Mexico we need you SMCA to be voted on if it's voted on it'll pass it's up to Nancy Pelosi to put it up as she puts it up it's going to pass and it's going to be very bipartisan it's something that's very much needed in the hundreds of thousands of jobs used home sales took a tumble last month falling two point two percent for rising home prices and lower inventories discouraging would be buyers on Wall Street the Dow was up twenty eight points the S. and P..
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"Reason for being here is to help clients use the power of money to make their world a better place and to remember that they are here for a reason to support them as they follow their dreams and live hole again they have a three step process connect dream empower and you are going to meet william taylor this morning and that's at eight thirty five okay vibe 42 eighteen managed now before six o'clock on a wednesday morning house call for health we're in the middle of a particularly nasty flu season with outbreaks in forty nine out of fifty states multiple deaths and loads of people out sick from work and school as if the flu isn't bad enough this year there's another bug out there it looks like the flu it gets people sick like the flu but it's not the flu doctors call it a retrovirus doctor say patients get fever headaches body aches chills and nausea in short just like the flu but it can also give you a respiratory infection and can even cause pinkai it spreads from person to person lake the flu but there are some differences the retroviruses a problem a year round notches during winter months the socalled flu season and there.