Chaos erupts as Republicans barge into Trump impeachment inquiry hearing

Group chanting ‘Let us in’ entered closed-door meeting where top Pentagon official who oversees Ukraine policy was to testifyAmbassador’s Ukraine testimony leaves Trump struggling to respondPolitical tensions over an intensifying impeachment...

Chaos erupts as Republicans barge into Trump impeachment inquiry hearing

Group chanting ‘Let us in’ entered closed-door meeting where top Pentagon official who oversees Ukraine policy was to testify

Political tensions over an intensifying impeachment inquiry reached fever pitch on Wednesday as Republicans “stormed” a closed-door committee hearing on Capitol Hill where another witness to the Ukraine controversy was appearing – a day after devastating testimony from a key diplomat.

A group of Republican members of the House of Representatives, chanting “Let us in”, barged into a secure, in-camera hearing room where Laura Cooper, a top Pentagon official who oversees Ukraine policy, was set to testify before the committees in charge of the inquiry.

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