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  • this week.

  • The impeachment inquiry was probably the most explosive yet on Wednesday morning, the Republican storm, the committee rooms were impeachment investigations being conducted.

  • They were angry that the testimonies were being held in private today, before investigators heard from this man, William Taylor, the acting U.

  • S.

  • Ambassador to Ukraine.

  • And his testimony was a bombshells, the my most disturbing day in Congress so far.

  • In his 10 hour private testimony, Taylor explicitly said that U.

  • S military aid to Ukraine was being withheld until they opened up an investigation that could be damaging to Democrats and the Bidens.

  • Or, as they used to say, in ancient Rome, a quid pro quo.

  • Let's break it down.

  • According to Taylor Gordon Song Lynn, the U.

  • S.

  • Ambassador to the U put it bluntly.

  • Donald Trump is a man with a checkbook, a businessman at heart Song, Lin said.

  • When a businessman is about to sign a check to someone who owes him something, the businessman asks that person to pay up before signing the check.

  • Thank you.

  • Taylor objected to this comparison, saying that Ukraine was a key regional ally fighting for their survival, and they didn't owe the United States.

  • Anything tangling them up in a political dispute was crazy.

  • So what do you make a Bill Taylor?

  • Is he credible?

  • He will be.

  • For many, Phil Taylor went to Harvard and West Point.

  • He fought in Vietnam in one of Bronze Star his 50 years of public service.

  • He worked for a Democratic senator and served as an ambassador in both the George W.

  • Bush and Barack Obama administration's.

  • He was personally asked by Trump's secretary of state, Mike Pompeo, to fill in as ambassador to Ukraine earlier this year.

  • That is a very important statement from a very credible person.

  • Donald Trump had a different view, expressed as always, in a tweet, he said he doesn't even know him.

  • Another character emerged.

  • This week.

  • A woman who said she was from the White House budget office appeared in a video conference with Taylor, but he couldn't tell who it was because she was off screen, she said that my boss struck did her to not approve any additional security money to Ukraine until further notice.

  • So where does this put Trump this week?

  • The old Taylor painted a dark picture of U.

  • S foreign policy being bent for political goals.

this week.

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