I told you so! I saw this coming! So did Herbert Armstrong whose church I took over.
“Through their own ignorance, negligence or maleficence, they are being used by Russia,” Jolly said. “Republican senators and Republican members of Congress tonight are being used by Russia because they are unwilling to look at the truth.”
The MSNBC segment began with Velshi playing a clip of William Taylor’s public hearing in front of the House Intelligence Committee earlier this month. Taylor was one of a dozen witnesses to testify as part of the impeachment inquiry against President Donald Trump.
Taylor, the top American diplomat in Ukraine, told lawmakers that there was no good reason for Trump to temporarily block nearly $400 million in military assistance to the nation except for wanting to pressure them to help with his political campaign.
“It was counterproductive to all of what he had been trying to do. It was illogical, it could not be explained, it was crazy,” Taylor added.
House Democrats launched the impeachment probe in late September following reports that Trump tried to pressure Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy to investigate former Vice President Joe Biden and his son Hunter. Trump temporarily withheld nearly $400 million in military assistance to Ukraine to get the country to follow through with his request, according to multiple reports.