Stephen Castor

Yovanovitch Downplays Social Media Critiques: ‘Sometimes That Happens on Social Media’

Marie Yovanovitch, the former U.S. ambassador to Ukraine who is testifying before the House Intelligence Committee, threw a wrench in Chairman Adam Schiff’s (D-CA) previous claims that President Trump engaged in “witness intimidation” after dismissing Minister Avakov’s attacks on then-candidate Trump by noting, “Sometimes that happens on social media.”

Former US Ambassador to the Ukraine Marie Yovanovitch testifies before the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence as part of the impeachment inquiry into US President Donald Trump, on Capitol Hill on November 15, 2019 in Washington DC. - Public impeachment hearings resume Friday with the testimony of former ambassador …