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5 Takeaways from Day One of the Impeachment Hearings against President Trump

After weeks of sequestered testimony and rampant speculation, the House Intelligence Committee on Wednesday held its first public hearings related to the impeachment inquiry into President Donald Trump over his dealings with Ukraine.

The hearing involved testimony from two top diplomats, Bill Taylor, acting U.S. ambassador to Ukraine, and George Kent, deputy assistant secretary at the State Department. The hearings resume Friday with testimony expected from former U.S. Ambassador to Ukraine Marie Yovanovitch, who was ousted from her position in April.

Here are five takeaways from Wednesday’s session:

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