Yovanovitch Says Trump Wanted Her Ousted

Former U.S. Ambassador to Ukraine Marie Yovanovitch told lawmakers that the State Department was pressured by President Donald Trump to remove her from her position.

  • Published 11 October 2019

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on former U.S. Ukraine ambassador Marie Yovanovitch and the House impeachment probe (all times local): 12:25 p.m. Former U.S. Ambassador to Ukraine Marie Yovanovitch told lawmakers that the State Department was pressured by President Donald Trump to remove her from her position. Yovanovitch said in an opening statement obtained by The Associated Press that she was “abruptly” recalled in May and told the president had lost confidence in her. She… Read at AP News