IMPEACHMENT/INTELLIGENCE/TRUMP AS PRESIDENT/UKRAINE: “Kurt D. Volker, Mr. Trump’s former special envoy to Ukraine, appeared in front of the House Intelligence Committee on the third day of public impeachment hearings on Tuesday [11-19-19]. Mr. Volker, who abruptly resigned one day after the release of the whistle-blower complaint, said, “At no time was I aware of or knowingly took part in an effort to urge Ukraine to investigate former Vice President Biden.’ The following is Mr. Volker’s opening statement, as prepared for delivery and released by the House Intelligence Committee. https://www.nytimes.com/2019/11/19/us/politics/volker-statement-testimony.html?searchResultPosition=5

NYT Staff, “Read Kurt Volker’s Prepared Opening Statement From the Impeachment Hearing,” The New York Times online, November 19, 2019