READ: State Dept Aide Painstakingly Traces Development Of Pressure Campaign

WASHINGTON, DC - NOVEMBER 21: David Holmes, an official from the American embassy in Ukraine, testify before the House Intelligence Committee in the Longworth House Office Building on Capitol Hill November 21, 2019 i... WASHINGTON, DC - NOVEMBER 21: David Holmes, an official from the American embassy in Ukraine, testify before the House Intelligence Committee in the Longworth House Office Building on Capitol Hill November 21, 2019 in Washington, DC. The committee heard testimony during the fifth day of open hearings in the impeachment inquiry against U.S. President Donald Trump, whom House Democrats say held back U.S. military aid for Ukraine while demanding it investigate his political rivals. (Photo by Drew Angerer/Getty Images) MORE LESS
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November 21, 2019 9:45 a.m.

David Holmes, a U.S. diplomat in Kyiv, traced in detail the emergence and solidification of Trump lawyer Rudy Giuliani’s pressure campaign, including episodes about the “three amigos” and sharing that he sat in on many “germane” meetings with Ukraine President Volodymyr Zelensky.

Read his opening statement here:

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