Trump Misrepresents Impeachment Exchange

President Donald Trump wrongly claimed that the two “‘star’ witnesses” from the first day of public impeachment hearings “stared straight ahead with a blank look on their face, remained silent, & were unable to answer” when asked whether Trump’s phone call with the Ukrainian president constituted an impeachable offense. 

That’s not what happened.

Republican Rep. John Ratcliffe asked witnesses William Taylor, the charge d’affaires ad interim at the U.S. Embassy in Ukraine, and , deputy assistant secretary for European and Eurasian affairs in the State Department, if either were there to “assert

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