What has come into sharper focus in the first days of public testimony in the impeachment inquiry is the professionalism of the country’s diplomatic corps and the lengths to which the president has gone to attack the quality and value of that service. 8:38 p.m.
President Trump was talking so loudly that Ambassador Gordon Sondland had to hold the phone from his ear, which allowed others at a restaurant in Kyiv to overhear a conversation about “investigations” that’s now part of the impeachment inquiry. 6:14 p.m.
Roger Stone, a former aide and longtime friend of President Trump, was found guilty on Friday of obstructing a congressional investigation into Russia’s interference in the 2016 election in what prosecutors said was an effort to protect Trump. 5:25 p.m.