Katherine Gypson is a reporter for VOA’s News Center in Washington, D.C. Prior to joining VOA in 2013, Katherine produced documentary and public affairs programming in Afghanistan, Tunisia and Turkey. She also produced and co-wrote a 12-episode road-trip series for Pakistani television exploring the United States during the 2012 presidential election. She holds a Master’s degree in Journalism from American University. Follow her @kgyp
Democrats in the House of Representatives closed the first week of public impeachment inquiry hearings into President Donald Trump Friday with testimony from Marie Yovanovitch. The ousted U.S. Ambassador to Ukraine testified she was the target of a disinformation campaign orchestrated by Rudy Giuliani, part of an irregular U.S. diplomatic channel that allegedly delayed nearly $400 million in U.S. aid to Ukraine. VOA's congressional correspondent Katherine Gypson previews next week's hearings.
U.S. President Donald Trump became the third president in modern U.S. history to face open impeachment hearings Wednesday. Democrats in the U.S. House of Representatives called two key State Department witnesses to begin making the case that Trump abused the power of his office by allegedly pressing Ukraine for information that would help him in the 2020 election. VOA's Congressional correspondent Katherine Gypson has more on the first day of hearings and Republican response from Capitol Hill.
House Democrats launch a new phase in the impeachment investigation into President Donald Trump Wednesday with a round of public testimony from current and former administration officials. The witnesses will provide a detailed picture of Trump’s alleged request to Ukraine to investigate his potential Democratic rival in the 2020 presidential election. As Katherine Gypson reports, newly released transcripts from closed-door testimony preview what could be a pivotal week in the Trump presidency.
The Democratic-controlled U.S. House of Representatives formalized the impeachment inquiry into U.S. President Donald Trump Thursday, passing a resolution along party lines setting up procedures for the next phase of the investigation. After weeks of testimony behind closed doors, Democrats are to begin public hearings into allegations Trump invited foreign interference into the 2020 election by pressing Ukraine to provide information about a political rival. VOA's Katherine Gypson has more.
House Republicans have intensified their dissent against an impeachment inquiry of U.S. President Donald Trump, protesting that the House Intelligence Committee is questioning witnesses in hearings closed to the public and other lawmakers. The protest is part of Republicans' strategy of attacking the process by which House Democrats probe allegations Trump sought foreign interference in the 2020 presidential election. VOA's congressional correspondent Katherine Gypson reports on Capitol Hill.