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this is cnn breaking news. welcome to our viewers in the united states and around the world, i'm wolf blitzer in "the situation room." we're following breaking news. the last scheduled public impeachment hearing just finished. and it included some of the most powerful testimony yet. president trump's former top russia adviser fiona hill shattered republican conspiracy theories about ukrainian meddling in the 2016 presidential election, calling it a fictional narrative. also, testifying the diplomat david holmes who overheard a phone conversation between president trump and his european union ambassador gordon sondland, holmes said he had a clear impression that u.s. aid
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to ukraine was directly connected to that country's investigating joe biden and his son. our politicalsara murray is here with us in "the situation room." we saw powerful statements today from the two witnesses. >> that's right. fiona hill did kick it off, she came out swinging against those gop conspiracy theories and of course then we heard from david holmes who recounted the stunning conversation he heard between president trump and gordon sondland. a u.s. diplomat in ukraine recounted for lawmakers the moment he realized that president trump cared more about having joe biden and his son investigated than anything to do with ukraine. >> the four of us went to a nearby restaurant and sat on an outdoor terrace. ambassador sondland selected a bottle of wine, said he would call president trump to give him an update. >> that came july 26th, just a day after trump spoke with
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ukrainian president. >> sondland's phone was not on speakerphone, i could hear the president's voice through the ear piece of the phone. the president's voice was loud and recognizable. when the president came on, he sort of winced and held the phone way from his ear like this, and did that for first couple exchanges. i heard ambassador sondland greet the president and explain he was calling from kyiv. i heard president trump clarify that ambassador sondland was in ukraine, he said, yes, he was in ukraine and went on to state president zelensky, quote, loves your. i then heard president ask, so he's going to do the investigation. ambassador sondland replied, he's going to do it, adding that president zelensky will do anything you ask him to do. >> after the call, holmes pressed for more kwlclarity. >> ambassador sondland agreed that the president did not give an ex-ppletive about ukraine.
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i asked why not. he said the president only cares about big stuff. i noted there was big stuff going on in ukraine. like a war with russia. and ambassador sondland replied he meant big stuff that benefits the president, like the biden investigation that mr. giuliani was pushing. >> rudy giuliani's problematic role re-emerged as holmes and fiona hill described how trump embraced giuliani's conspiracy theory, championed by some gop lawmakers that ukraine meddled in 2016. >> mr. giuliani was having a direct influence on the foreign policy agenda. my recollection is that ambassador sondland stated, quote, every time rudy gets involved he goes and fs everything up. >> ambassador bolton had looked pained and in the course of that discussion and said that rudy giuliani was a hand grenade that was going to blow everyone up. >> alarm bells going off about ambassador gordon sondland's role. >> he was being involved in a
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domestic political errand and we were being involved in national security foreign policy and those two things had just diverged. >> hill recounted sondland's deal with mick mulvaney to arrange an oval office meeting between president trump and the ukrainian spread. >> he said he had a meeting in return for investigations this meeting would get scheduled. >> she recalled how john bolton then the national security adviser told her to report it. >> the specific struck was i had to go to the lawyers, to john eisenberg, senior counsel for the national security council, to basically say you tell eisenberg ambassador bolton told me i am not part of this -- whatever deal that mulvaney and sondland are cooking up. >> both offered sharp warning to lawmakers. >> i refuse to be part of an effort to legitimize an alternate narrative that ukraine, not russia, attacked us
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in 2016. these fictions are harmful even if deployed for purely domestic political purposes. >> they described the parerils. >> this is a fictional narrative being perpetrated and propagated by the russian security services themselves. >> why would it be to vladimir putin's advantage to promote this theory of ukraine interference? >> first of all, to deflect from the allegations of russia interference. second of all, to drive a wedge between the united states and ukraine. >> and holmes left lawmakers with an urgent reminder, the ukrainians never got that white house meeting and they are still under pressure to please the american president. >> i think that continues to this day. i think they're being very careful, they still need us now going forward. >> now, we just got a statement this evening from mick mull rainy's new attorney outside of the white house, robert driscoll taking issue with fiona hill's testimony, saying fiona hill's testimony is riddled with speculation and guesses about any role that mr. mulvaney played with anything related to
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ukraine. it also calls this inquiry a sham. >> yeah, let's see if mick mulvaney shows up and testifies himself. would love to hear what he has to say about all of this. everybody stand by. i want to bring in our correspondents in & oand our analysts. the top rush expert at the national security council and she had an ominous worning about what russia is up to, not only back in 2016, but looking ahead to 2020. watch this. >> right now russia security services under proxy have geared up to repeat their interference in the 2020 election. we're running out of time to stop them. the course of this investigation i would ask you please not promote politically driven falsehoods that clearly advance russian interests. i refuse to be part of an alternate narrative that ukraine, not russia, attacked us in 2016. these fictions are harmful even if they're deployed for purely
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domestic political purposes. >> you have been spending a lot of time looking into this. this is the thing, you -- we are one year away -- less than a year away from the next election, three years after russia, with consequence interfered meddled in the election. one thing is clear from everybody who testified, the president of the united states never expressed any interest in defending the u.s. against that kind of interference. what he did, he was interested in a whole lot of other stuff that undermines that goal of defending u.s. election from russian interference, one of which fiona hill highlighted there, presenting an alternate explanation, a false one it was ukraine that somehow hacked the dnc server, not russia. so clear from the testimony that this is not a priority for the president. pre connecti i protecting the election. also clear he was moving the machinery of government to pursue something that undermines that defense. repeating kremlin talking points
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on ukraine, not russia. i want to be clear, beware gop sleight of hand on this argument about ukraine interference in the election. a lot of heard, you heard jim jordan talking about op-eds written by ukrainian officials and so on. that's not the interference. trump was repeatedly, in the testimony, talking about the dnc server, it is actually in ukraine, et cetera. that's where the president's attention was, not on protecting the election. >> beyond that, wolf, today's testimony by fiona hill was devastating for the republicans. we have seen extraordinary testimony from fact witnesses, from professionals, she was the gold standard. and so was david holmes. and point by point she absolutely devastated the republicans until at some point they were making statements where they said, i really don't have any questions to ask you. she completely took apart anything. there has been no white house
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defense all along. there was no defense from the republican members. >> she disarmed them. she would say, well, i kind of -- i agree with you on that. we're all against russia aggression. i agree with you on that. look, she took a meat ax to republican conspiracy theories in a brilliant way, i thought, by -- she's a russia expert, she is a putin scholar, she has written a book about putin, and in her own way she took about -- she said, look, folks, ukraine is not the bad guys. russia is the bad guys here. they were the bad guys doing the work and all the conspiracy theories, she said, are a fictional narrative that is exactly what russia wants you to believe. it is in their interest to have you believe that ukraine was doing all of these nefarious things. but honestly if you believe
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that, you're doing their work. you are in their camp. and then she took apart the sondland/giuliani narrative, we were doing this to get money. she said what they were doing was a domestic political errand. period. >> those are the three words. >> period, end of paragraph. a domestic political errand. we were talking about national security. they were embarked on a domestic political errand and those two things didn't really meet. >> she went a step further in making her point. listen to this. >> based on questions and statements i've heard, some of you on this committee appear to believe that russia and its security services did not conduct campaign against our country and that perhaps somehow for some reason ukraine did. this is a fictional narrative that is being perpetrated and propagated by the russian security services themselves. >> the republicans as you heard, they tried to respond to that. >> and she broke it down for
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them. she explained point by point exactly why it makes no sense to equate any innuendo with ukraine about what russia did in 2016. she took the politico article that republicans have been entering into the record for several days now, written by a good reporter that she affirmed was a good reporter and she explained that that article did not say that ukraine had the same kind of top down effort to interfere in the 2016 election that russia did. she also explained that in the leadup to the 2016 election, there were several other world leaders and ambassadors and officials and high level governments who are even our allies who wrote things that were unfavorable to president trump, who criticized him publicly. and she said, ukrainian officials did that, they probably shouldn't have, but that is not the same thing as election interference and that was, i think, really powerful for her to do. she didn't just bat it aside. she took the republican argument
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and broke -- tore it down piece by piece. >> she said the president hasn't had the same other issues with other -- all these other leaders that he has had with ukraine. it seems that ukraine is the one that has really stuck with him where as in other countries, other world leaders were saying critical things and, you know, he hasn't retaliated the same. >> stick around for a moment. we have a guest, democratic congressman raja krishnamoorthi. thank you for joining us. >> sure. >> fiona hill seemed to shatter these republican conspiracy theories today. but what was your reaction when you heard those exchanges with members of your committee and her? >> well, i think somebody said on your panel that at some point they stopped asking her questions because they weren't able to handle her responses. and i think at one point they asked a question and their time ran out and they were -- i think
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they were happy their time ran out and the chairman, chairman schiff allowed her to continue responding and they were livid but that's the rules of the committee, you're allowed -- the witness is allowed to answer a question if it is outstanding. i think that she obviously is a brilliant expert on the issues that we're talking about every day in the committee. but as a fact witness, she was convincing with regard to her conversations with gordon sondland and her pointing out that, you know, he was on a domestic political errand, where as she and the national security council were trying to protect our national security, those are two different topics. and unfortunately we did -- the president did assign to gordon sondland something he should never have, which is trying to get another power to investigate his political rivals. >> what were your impressions of david holmes, the counselor for political affairs at the u.s.
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embassy in ukraine who overheard that phone conversation between the president and the u.s. ambassador to the eu gordon sondland? >> i thought he was convincing. he gave facts that were consistent with his deposition testimony, and his opening statements, in both. and i think that he was also somebody who tried to stay in his lane, so to speak, and, you know, testified as to what he knew, what he saw, what he heard. and i think he really did hear the president speak on that phone, talked about how the phone call was -- the president was very loud on the phone, and then gordon sondland, he gave testimony yesterday which was not contradictory for the vast majority of what was described today in that phone call. >> fiona hill described what she described as this shadow policy in ukraine as a domestic political errand. but your republican colleague will hurd of texas, not seeking
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re-election, the policy may have been misguided. but not necessarily enough to impeach the president of the united states. what is your response? >> well, gosh, i'm whoithholdin judgment on impeachment until we're completed with our assignment now and the inquiry stage. and it goes to the judiciary committee. there is a lot of evidence that is stacked up over the last couple of weeks that support any number of offenses from abuse of power to coercion to bribery to obstruction and so i rerh respectfully disagree with congressman hurd. at the end of the day, this is what it is about, wolf, are we going to allow a president to use the immense power of the office to basically pressure another power to investigate his or her political rivals here?
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not only that, but also using the full tools of the government to investigate a private citizen of this country. that's like the worst fear of any individual with regard to their government. so i think this is very serious. >> congressman krishnamoorthi, thank you for joining us on this important day. everybody stand by. even though the white house is downplaying today's impeachment testimony, it was very dramatic, so what is next now that president trump's former russia adviser has shattered republican conspiracy theories about ukrainian meddling in the 2016 election as opposed to russian meddling. oss related to aging? prevagen is the number one pharmacist-recommended memory support brand. you can find it in the vitamin aisle in stores everywhere. prevagen. healthier brain. better life.
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to learn more about cost and how janssen can help, visit another very, very important and historic day in the impeachment inquiry involving the president of the united states. let's get some perspective from another key member of the house of representatives, joining us right now, democratic congresswoman natalie dean of pennsylvania, a member of the judiciary committee, which eventually will have to consider the recommendations of the intelligence committee. thanks so much for joining us. and, first of all, what was your reaction to dr. fiona hill, the top russia expert, the national security council for the past two and a half years, shattering
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the conspiracy theories during the course of her testimony? >> i had the opportunity to sit in the hearing room, when she made her opening statement and read along a written copy. what i found in her was an extraordinary patriot, somebody standing at the ready to sound the alarm, not somebody who wanted to, but somebody who was a public servant ready to sound the alarm about the wrongdoing of this administration and directly about the wrongdoing of this president. so i saw somebody of extraordinary courage, somebody who spoke clearly, concisely, without embellishment about the facts and with precision. >> what were your impressions of david holmes? >> much the same. in him you saw -- and it was shared also by dr. hill, a love of and belief in our foreign policy and building on our relationship with ukraine, recognizing the vulnerability of that democracy to vladimir
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putin, to the actual invasion by russia, and then they saw the competing interests of this president who actually as fiona hill said so movingly and so clearly that sondland was sent on a political errand, a private political errand while she was trying to work on diplomacy and peace and national security and global security. and those two agendas came into conflict. >> toward the end of today's hours and hours of testimony we heard from will hurd of texas, not seeking re-election, former cia clandestine officer, listen to what he said, his bottom line conclusion. >> impeachable offense should be compelling, overwhelmingly clear, and unambiguous and it is not something to be rushed or taken lightly. i've not heard evidence proving the president committed bribery or extortion. i also reject the notion that holding this view means
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supporting all the foreign policy choices we have been hearing about over the last few weeks. >> have you heard such evidence? >> i certainly have. and it came firsthand, it came from those diplomats who did not have a political fight, they actually just wanted to do good for our country. those comments by the retiring congressman are terribly disappointing, i don't understand it. if this is not wrongdoing by a president, trying to change the outcome of an upcoming election, trying to withhold and in fact withholding aid to a foreign country that congress had appropriated, to their peril, ukraine was at peril as a result of holding that up. if he doesn't see that, if the representative doesn't see that, as a high crime or misdemeanor or extraordinary wrongdoing, i don't know what he would call a high crime or misdemeanor. this is a president who is abused his power and now we have confirmation from decades long
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public servants. you know what else we don't have, wolf? we don't have any exculpatory information from the republican party or the administration himself. the administration itself. the president had every opportunity to put forward witnesses who would say no, none of that ever happened, but no one can say that. sondland confirmed it. everybody was in the loop according to sondland. and so there was a shadow foreign policy, actually then being handled by the ambassador to the eu in a very puzzling manner as he said he thought he was in the middle lane and you had a state department who thought this was inappropriate or at least some members of the state department thought it was inappropriate. this is an abuse of power. this is a president who wanted to seek only his own political personal gain. what was interesting was you heard in the summary remarks by adam schiff, the negotiation of big things what is a big thing to the republican party? what is a big thing in terps of global peace and national security?
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a big thing is not can you find me dirt on my political opponent, a big thing is how can we protect and help protect a democracy in peril? >> congresswoman, thank you for joining us. >> thank you, wolf. >> to the white house right now, chief white house correspondent jim acosta is working his sources for us. these public hearings, just wrapped up, so what are you hearing over there at the white house? what is the reaction? >> reporter: yeah, wolf, after a damaging week of testimony for the president over here at the white house, they still believe there is not enough evidence at this point that these witnesses have not done enough damage at this point for the president to be convicted and removed from office if a senate trial were to happen, given the likelihood that the president will be impeached in the house. i talked to officials earlier this afternoon who said yes they listened to fiona hill, to david holmes. but they do not seat witnesses as being very good closing witnesses for the democrats to close out this week. they were certainly concerned about gordon sondland, the eu
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ambassador, this official i talked with earlier today said there were concerns inside the white house about what the eu ambassador was saying yesterday about the administration knowing full well there was a quid pro quo going on with ukraine, as date was going on yesterday, white house officials were feeling more comfortable because they saw republican lawmakers attempting to in their view showing that sondland was drawing his own conclusions about the quid pro quo. there are some remaiming big questi questions as to whether or not jim bolton, mick mulvaney, if they will testify in all of this. but there isn't enough they don't believe to result in the president being removed from office. at this point, i talked to a gop official earlier this afternoon, if the president is impeached, they do expect to have a trial in the senate, wolf. >> and the president invited a bunch of key republican senators over there today, i assume to try to deal with this, if there san impeachment in the house by christmas, there could be a full scale trial in the senate in january. >> that's right, wolf.
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a lot of republicans are worried about what these gop senators might do. susan collins and mitt romney among them. you know the history between senator mitt romney, 2012 presidential nominee for the republican party and this president has not always been very smooth. but romney and collins were turned to the capitol earlier this afternoon, after having lunch over here at the white house and told reporters that what they heard from the president did not vary very much from what he said publicly about this impeachment inquiry so far and the words of mitt romney, he thought lunch was delightful. so at this point it doesn't sound like the president is twisting a lot of arms in terms of republican senators. and at this point, wolf, nobody in washington believes there are enough republican senators who will cross over and convict the president in the senate barring some unforeseen bombshells that may not be -- or maybe yet to come, wolf. >> jim acosta at the white house, thanks very much. coming up, we're going to go back to capitol hill for an
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more breaking news this hour. house democrats now say they have enough evidence to move on to impeaching president trump. let's go to senior congressional correspondent manu raju on capitol hill. what are you learning? >> democrats are telling me they're moving closer to impeaching the president. it is almost certain the vote will happen this year, happen potentially before christmas. democrats have made the decision that they are not going to go to court to pursue some of the witnesses who they have not had a chance to talk to, but who could potentially shed more light about the ukraine scandal and the effort by the president to push ukrainian government to issue open investigations that could help him politically use his office to do just that. some of those witnesses including mick mulvaney, acting white house chief of staff and secretary of state mike pompeo, former national security adviser john bolton all resisted calls to testify. democrats say they have no april ti appetite to pursue those matters in court. that could be up to the senate
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when it has its trial to bring those individuals in for witnesses, assuming they go that route. what democrats say is they have gathered enough evidence to move forward for to begin that process of considering articles of impeachment. expect next week the house intelligence committee to finish up its report, detailing its findings. that report will be submitted to the house judiciary committee, which will consider articles of impeachment in the first two weeks of december. that could be followed up by a full vote by vote in the full house, that could make president trump the third president in american history to get impeached and republicans are confident they won't lose any votes i asked kevin mccarthy if he expects any republican defections, he told me he would not get -- that would mean zero republican defections, expects to pick up some democrats to oppose impeachment. expect a majority to support impeaching this president, assuming they go that route and all signs are pointing to the fact that they are almost certain to go that route.
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what did you think? >> incredibly powerful. one thing people have to bear in mind is that you have courts of law, and you have the republicans come and watch proceedings. most of the time people see testimony on the written page, transcripts later. there is a world of difference between seeing something on paper and watching a live witness in real time like the witnesses we had today in particular dr. fiona hill. she formidable, she was knowledgeable, she was prepared, she was disarming and fierce and stood her ground. you saw some of the republican members i think shy away from getting too tough with her because she knew her stuff. >> caitlin, at one point she described her anger toward the u.s. ambassador to the eu, ambassador gordon sondland, let me play this clip. >> i was actually to be honest angry with him. and, you know, i hate to say it, but often when women show anger,
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it is not fully appreciated, it is often, you know, pushed on to emotional issues, perhaps or deflected on to other people. and while i was angry about was he wasn't coordinating with us. actually realized having listened to his deposition that he was absolutely right. that he wasn't coordinating with us because we weren't doing the same thing that he was doing. so i was upset with him that he wasn't fully telling us about all of the meetings he was having and he said to me, but i'm briefing the president. i'm briefing chief of staff mulvaney, i'm briefing secretary pompeo and talked to ambassador bolton. he was being involved in a domestic political errand. and we were being involved in national security foreign policy and those two things had just diverged. i did say to him, ambassador sondland gordon, i think this is going to blow up and here we are. >> that was a very, very tough assessment. >> it was one of the fascinating parts of the testimony, she was
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talking about the tensions she had in the white house and she thought he was going rogue. she watched his testimony yesterday and saw the messages with the secretary of state, with the chief of staff, with the national security advise, all these people and she realize that gordon sondland was doing what he thought he was supposed to be doing. which makes this even more fascinating because so far painted as people, irregular channels, regular channels and she is saying that what these people were doing is what they thought the president wanted them to do. now, the democrats -- the republicans argued there is no explicit obvious showing of the president asking these people to do these things, but she makes pretty clear that he's briefing all of these top officials including the president is another name she said he was briefing on what he was doing. so everyone was well aware what was going on. >> and while he was briefing them, he was claiming to have a direct line to the president, david holmes made this very clear, he portrayed himself as the conduit to the president and mr. mulvaney talked about direct
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and frequent access to the president on ukraine policy, gordon sondland and it belies his testimony yesterday, he's, like, i thought that's what it was, he was claiming to all the officials responsible for carrying out the policy, i'm getting this direct from the president. >> are we going to hear from any of these secretary of state pompeo, for example? he could explain what was going on. he was working on this issue, john bolton, the former national security adviser -- will we hear from any of them? >> no. they have been subpoenaed, there is no evidence at this point they're going to show up and quite frankly there is no motivation for them to want to do that. they are signsiding with presid trump. they work for president trump. not like gordon sondland, a political appointed ambassador, he has his own life, he's a millionaire, he can go back and live his life. there are other career foreign service officers who felt needed to for moral reasons and for legal reasons go tell their
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story. but you have folks like secretary state mike pompeo who has political ambitions here, he's not going to separate himself with president trump right now and mick mulvaney. >> did anything really change today, were any minds changed on the democratic side, or the republican side? >> no. i don't think so. not today. because i think they're set in stone. we saw it on the committee. some of us were surprised to hear will hurd say that -- use the -- it was inappropriate, but perhaps not impeachable defense, i think where he'll end up. i want to talk one more thing about fiona hill. she shredded more artifices today, when someone said and everyone thought it strained credulity yesterday, nobody really knew that burisma equaled biden and she was asked about it and she said, yeah, that she said it was not credible that he
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was oblivious as she put it. so now we know that volker has said that. and sondland said that because these were the two men who were really involved in the giuliani sort of piece of this. and they're saying no, no, no. we never knew that was biden. it seemed that everybody else knew. >> rudy, ask rudy, ask rudy, that's what the president kept saying. stand by. there is more on the breaking news, how key witnesses in the impeachment inquiry are countering republicans main lines of defense of the president. red lobster's weekday win menu has something new:
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more now on the breaking news. powerful testimony today in the final scheduled public impeachment hearing including president trump's former top russia advisor, dr. fiona hill, shattering republican conspiracy theory is of meddling in the 2016 election calling it a fictional narrative. cnn todd is with us. they're sticking with their defense of president trump. >> they're sticking with their arguments, but we found key
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lines of defense republicans have been lining up for weeks have been refuted by credible witnesses. still, there are points of contention analysts believe republicans can continue to legitimately make. >> they should be ashamed and ought to end the witch hunt right now. >> one of the substitutjects wae was nothing to the meeting at the white house for military aid. >> no quid pro quo. >> no quid pro quo. >> the president's favorite phrase. >> this phone call is a nothing burger in terms of a quid pro quo. >> that line of defense broken with a central player of the u.n. government, ambassador gor gordon sondland. >> was there a quid pro quo? as i testified previously, with regard to the white house call
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and meeting, the answer is yes. >> another point of contention president trump wasn't obsessed with digging up dirt on this is 2020 election rival, but the president only cared about one thing. >> i don't care about biden's campaign but care about corruption. >> reporter: some testified what the president meant when he and his lawyer, rudy guilliani, expressed interest in the investigation of the firm burisma. >> yes. he said this repeatedly. >> mr. holmes, you understood burisma was code for bidens? >> yes. >> do you think that anyone involved in ukraine matters in the spring or summer as well? yes. >> the ukrainian president
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yovanovitch. and they mentioned it on the day of the call between trump and zelensky. >> on july 25th, a member of my staff got a contact asking what was going on with ukrainian assistance. >> reporter: but analysts say republicans have other arguments to make defending the president. they say trump's allies continue to assert in the end ukraine didn't give president trump what he ultimately wanted. >> president zelensky didn't say publicly he was opening an investigation into the bidens. >> and there are other points of contention analysts say republicans can still hit on. they can say trump's behavior may have been wrong but hardly serious enough to warrant impeachment and they can keep raising the ideas the activities of burisma, the ukrainian energy
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this is cnn breaking news. >> welcome to our viewers in the united states and around the world. i'm wolf blitzer in the "situation room" with breaking news coverage of the trump impeachment hearings. tonight, house democrats are moving closer and closer to impeaching the president of the united states after a final round of testimony that included a very powerful rebuke of a republican conspiracy theory. mr. trump's top advisor, fiona hill claims the president, not russia interferes in the


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