A number of diplomats have so far been interviewed in the context of preliminary investigations into possible impeachment. Several described Trump’s attempts to persuade Ukraine to investigate his political rival, the Democrat and candidate for presidential candidacy Joe Biden.
Republican Senator Lindsey Graham criticized his party colleagues for storming the security room and called them “stupid.” Later, however, he tweeted that it had been a “peaceful protest” and showed understanding for the upset of his party colleagues.
The Republicans criticized that the statement took place behind closed doors and only members of three committees had access. The Americans should be able to read the transcripts of any interviews that would lead to impeachment in the pre-trial, they criticized.