There has been no evidence either Biden was engaged in illegal activities.
The unidentified whistle-blower accused Trump of pressuring the Ukrainian president and of soliciting foreign interference in exchange for personal gain. Trump's former top Russian Federation advisor Fiona Hill is scheduled to appear on Monday and Gordon Sondland, that ambassador Trump blocked from talking to Congress earlier this week, says he'll testify next week.
Lutsenko accused Yovanovitch of obstructing Ukrainian investigations and providing the USA with "evidence" of wrongdoing.
The email marks the second time the White House has unintentionally sent talking points to Democrats in recent weeks, after an administration official inadvertently emailed them suggested rhetoric defending the July 25 phone call.
Democrats believe President Donald Trump abused his powers by withholding military aid in exchange for a political favor from a foreign power to interfere in USA elections.
Former colleagues of Yovanovitch said Trump allies' characterizations of her as politically motivated are off-base.
"After being asked by the department in early March to extend my tour until 2020, I was then abruptly told in late April [of 2019] to come back to Washington from Ukraine 'on the next plane, '" Yovanovitch said in her opening statement to members of the House Intelligence, Oversight, and Foreign Affairs Committees, according to a copy of her remarks obtained by the Washington Post.
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"Notwithstanding the State Department's current direction to not testify, Ambassador Sondland will honor the Committees' subpoena", the lawyers said.
Volker, who appeared on Capitol Hill last week, provided 67 pages of texts to Congress that show an apparent effort by Trump officials to force Ukrainian officials to look into possible corruption by Biden and his son, Hunter, who served on the board of an oligarch-run Ukrainian energy company.
His lawyers said that although Sondland will appear at the hearing, he will not be producing the "relevant documents" directed by the subpoena. He was confirmed by the U.S. Senate in June and presented his credentials at the European Commission in July.
The former diplomat who spoke with Yovanovitch said the ambassador refused to do "all this offline, personal, informal stuff" and made clear that the USA government had formal ways to request foreign governments' help with investigations.
Yovanovitch has emerged as a potentially key figure in the investigation by House Democrats.
According to an indictment that federal prosecutors in NY unsealed Thursday, a Soviet-born associate of Giuliani's met in the spring of 2018 with a USA congressman, who public campaign records indicate is former was Texas Republican Rep. Pete Sessions, to seek "assistance in causing the US government to remove or recall the then-U".
Businessmen with ties to Giuliani lobbied a US congressman in 2018 for help ousting Yovanovitch, according to an indictment made public Thursday following the men's arrest.