Trump triggers outrage after tweet criticizing impeachment inquiry

October 22, 2019 11:30 PM
International Edition: Trump triggers backlash after impeachment tweet
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US President Donald Trump triggered outrage Tuesday after criticizing the Democrat-led impeachment inquiry.

Plus, William Taylor, the top American diplomat in Ukraine testified on Tuesday that President Donald Trump made the release of U.S. security aid to Ukraine contingent on Kyiv publicly declaring it would carry out politically motivated investigations that he demanded. Congressman Eric Swalwell, who sits on the House Intelligence and Judiciary committees, says damning published reports about Taylor's testimony are accurate.  International Edition’s Lori Lundin talks about the latest developments with Robert Deitz, professor of governmental affairs at George Mason University's Schar School of Policy and Government.  

And, The president’s decision to leave Syria has drawn widespread condemnation, even from members of his own party.  National Security experts say it could also have dire consequences for U.S. national security. International Edition’s Lori Lundin gets analysis from Jamil Jaffer, founder and CEO of the National Security Institute.