Yovanovitch’s hearing comes after diplomats Bill Taylor and George Kent publicly testified Wednesday for six hours about Trump’s attempt to freeze U.S. military aid to Ukraine until the country agreed to publicly commit to investigating former Vice President , who is running for president.
Yovanovitch was removed in May as ambassador in Kyiv after complained that she was undermining efforts to pressure Ukraine to investigate Trump’s political rivals. She privately testified Oct. 11 in the impeachment investigation, in which she said the president was politically motivated to pressure the State Department to remove her.
Here are five things to know before watching the House’s public impeachment hearing with Yovanovitch:
1. Why She Was Removed As Ambassador To Ukraine