Obstruction junction

The call between Trump and Ukranian President Volodymyr Zelensky convinced Democrats to launch an impeachment inquiry. Now comes the obstruction. Last Friday, three House committee chairs wrote Secretary of State Mike Pompeo to inform him that, as part of the impeachment inquiry, the committees would be deposing five State Department officials between October 2 and October 10. These officials are believed to have knowledge about Trump's effort to pressure the Ukranian government to investigate one of his political rivals, Joe Biden. The list includes State Department Counselor T. Ulrich Brechbuhll, who listened in on the call between Trump and Zelensky, and Special Representative for Ukraine Kurt Volker, who was texting with Trump's personal attorney, Rudy Giuliani, about the effort.

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