Watch live: Trump’s nominee to be Russia ambassador grilled in confirmation hearing
Senate Democrats plan to use the confirmation hearing of John Sullivan, nominated to be the next U.S. ambassador to Russia, to press the State Department official on the administration’s approach toward Ukraine, which is the focus of the House’s impeachment inquiry.
Sullivan, who currently serves as the deputy secretary of state, was the official who told Marie Yovanovitch, then the U.S. ambassador to Ukraine, that she was being recalled from her post in Kyiv in May, according to Yovanovitch’s testimony before House impeachment investigators earlier this month. Read more: https://wapo.st/2OCDDl5. Subscribe to The Washington Post on YouTube: https://wapo.st/2QOdcqK