Fiona Hill, Alexander Vindman’s Impeachment Testimony Transcipts Released | Andrea Mitchell | MSNBC

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The House has released the transcripts of Fiona Hill and Alexander Vindman's testimony in impeachment inquiry of President Trump. NBC News' Geoff Bennett reports on what these transcripts show. Aired on 11/08/19.
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Fiona Hill, Alexander Vindman’s Impeachment Testimony Transcipts Released | Andrea Mitchell | MSNBC

79 Comments on "Fiona Hill, Alexander Vindman’s Impeachment Testimony Transcipts Released | Andrea Mitchell | MSNBC"

  1. The whistleblower is irrelevant at this point, because the whistleblower only represents smoke.  And when you see smoke out in the distance, it sets off alarms. We went out and investigated the smoke, and found out that we had a full blown 5 alarm fire on our hands. But Trump and his republican enablers are outraged at the smoke, for alerting us to the fire.

    Trump is just angry because he was engaged in insurance fraud, and set the fire himself.

    • @Doesn’t Matter What do you base your claim on that the whistle blower lied? What proof do you have that they didn’t plan on the transcript coming out? I don’t know why you’re beating yourself up about this. Things have moved on, and testimonies show the whistle blower was right. If both your theories were true, it would only take a simple, immediate release of the transcript showing the lie to blow them away. That didn’t happen. In fact, the W.H. “transcript” including references to Giuliani and Barr, wasn’t an actual transcript at all! The first page had a CAUTION mark on the first page, saying it was “a record of notes and recollections”. Trump no longer maintains transcripts, and tears up paper records! That is ILLEGAL, D.M. This is all in the Independent (UK) newspaper of Sep 25th. You should make time to read it.

    • Doesn't Matter | November 12, 2019 at 8:19 AM | Reply

      greg hill schiff read it on video and never said either version was wrong. You have to be clueless not to get it

    • Doesn't Matter | November 12, 2019 at 8:21 AM | Reply listen to your side and read the transcript which they never claim is false. End of story

    • ​@Doesn’t Matter I’m sorry, D.M. but you haven’t addressed ANY of the points I put to you. Your obsession over Schiff’s video is now as irrelevant as the whistle blower himself. But if he never said either version was wrong, then you must think that they both said the same thing, which was enough to start the inquiry. What’s the problem?

    • greg hill you are being played. You’re ignoring common sense and repeating their narrative. You should want to know why they don’t mention this is pointless because the senate will throw it out right away. Ask yourself why everyone knows that and how that’s possible unless what you’re told isn’t true

  2. Adventure Escape | November 8, 2019 at 1:55 PM | Reply

    Donnie better be running his smear campaign 24-7 and on all fronts. Everyone who testified is suddenly a horrible person and Trump claims to have never met any one of them. Check this mornings White House lawn interview.

  3. WOW, Read this Transcripts! I never believe it until I read it!!! Extortion at its Greatest!!!! WOW!!!!

  4. Johnny McMerica | November 8, 2019 at 2:14 PM | Reply

    Came out today that Trump lost case and ordered to pay $2 Million to victims of his Trump Foundation scam! Just keeps getting worse for con man Cadet Bonespurs.

    • @Doesn’t Matter Very interesting.

    • @Therese Martin thanks for that detailed education ,just when I think I can’t hate him any more ,I find I can

    • Therese Martin | November 12, 2019 at 4:11 PM | Reply First of all…the monies he had in the foundation was “not his monies” ….he didn’t contribute any of it! So even though the money went to a charity …he used it to purchase paintings of himself to hang in his resorts and sports memorabilia which “he kept for himself” …That’s self dealing and against the rules of charitable foundations.. Likewise, he was ordered to pay an $150,000 fine on his Mar a Lago property which he negotiated to pay the fine to a charity, which I believe was the Fisher House…that was suppose to be “his fine” and yet he used the foundation (other’s money) to pay for it.. Campaign donations that were made…well that’s downright fraud.

    • Therese Martin | November 12, 2019 at 4:12 PM | Reply

      g h Don’t hate, too much energy.. ..just vote!

  5. Scrambled Eggs | November 8, 2019 at 2:49 PM | Reply

    Remember when Trump’s flunkies immediately hid the transcripts of the Trump shakedown call in a super duper above top secret server? Almost like they knew how bad it was.

    • And you should follow your own advice…

    • @calistorich Thanks for your two cents. Too bad you are not able to muster a responsive comment. Schiff’s impeachment is farce.

      Your really misinformed , Bub . So trump is the only 1 Being Honest & forthwith. Sure . 🙉🙈🙊

    • @BeBop Aloola Here we go with the mewling skepticism. I love it. I’ll debate you, your & you’re any time, Dud.

      If you remember all the promises made about Russian collusion and you read the Mueller report, you might begin to question the word of the Intelligence Community. Let’s agree you didn’t read it because anyone that reads it with an open mind can see the government is *surprise* not honest. LOL.
      Once you read about the methods and tactics employed by the dedicated investigators to arrive at the Mueller testimony to the house, one might reasonably suspect the NSC and State Department staff would have similar elements.
      Get it, Chump? The government is full of Vindtman types that believe they run the show. Did you vote for these anons to run your country? Are you their night water carrier? What do they do for you?
      Trump is out there, everyday, leading the country. Don’t make excuses for the thieves and liars criticizing to further their own careers.

  6. Read the transcripts, Trump. 🥳

    • He WOULD if he COULD.

    • Manuela Costa Lima | November 8, 2019 at 4:36 PM | Reply

      Mel Wood81 —
      But he can’t, so he won’t!

    • READ, not the trumpster, he no read.

    • @Manuela Costa Lima i KNOW that’s RIGHT !

    • The famous “Ya, but do me a favor” part is said on another subject and then the subject changes twice, then a pause, then Joe gets brought up way later. Only Politicians can come up with this narrative they want you to think is true – then get their bias media buddies involved to shove it down your throats. Read it people. Don’t act you you have read it – or say you don’t need to read it. Man up.

  7. Rochelle Pratt | November 8, 2019 at 3:51 PM | Reply

    Bye  Bye  Donald J. Trump

  8. I love seeing all these fake accounts supporting trump. Russia is working overtime on YouTube.

    • @LAST CALL you are a liar plain and simple.

    • @dalantosl

      *You believe that there is a boogyman? Have your mom check under the bed.*

    • Doesn't Matter | November 12, 2019 at 6:33 PM | Reply

      dalantosl the democrats and media want your to focus on anything but the basic issue. You don’t trust me before you started reading this. I want to let you decide. It’s a fact the democrats feed you what they want. It only works if you let yourself ignore another opinion. I’m here to keep my side honest. I want to be a team. Do you think I’m lying to you?

    • @Oliver Why should they be subtle? They sound as dumb as the real Trumpers do.

  9. unknown variable | November 8, 2019 at 4:12 PM | Reply

    will cult45 believe the facts or the cult leader with 15k lies in 3yrs.

    • Has the tally reached 15K or are you fake news?

    • unknown variable | November 10, 2019 at 5:25 PM | Reply dont take my word for it. when something doesn’t sound right dont take anyones word do some research. sorry if this sounds rude i do not mean to. have a good day

    • @unknown variable Don’t mind that 1247…Trumpers always try to change the topic when you point them in the direction of their Dear Leader Clown. I don’t know how they swallow all the evidence and pretend nothing happened.

  10. More proof of trump’s premeditated blackmail plot. Reps still demand more

    • @Doesn’t Matter of course we are the American citizens..its our Country, its our government.

    • Pam Chandler right but trump exaggerating the progress of the wall or any man exaggerating size is obviously not calculated for a sinister plot to ultimately be negative for us?

    • Pam Chandler we can debate white lies any time. I just want to establish a lie about which button is gonna stop a murder could literally make the liar the murderer

    • Pam Chandler if you told me I gotta see this because something bad or good will or won’t happen, I would look and ask what you mean if I needed to. I’m not tricking you. I’m taking your side so we have the same facts. Discussion is almost impossible these days and I think that’s very bad

  11. Read the transcripts, Donald.

    We read yours. At the top it says: “Not a transcript.”

    • Doesn't Matter | November 12, 2019 at 6:57 PM | Reply

      Patricia roe the impeachment is thrown out the day it gets to the senate. Do you really not know that? This isn’t a joke. The left knows this and won’t tell you. It’s only a secret from a few liberals who never want a differing opinion. Republicans aren’t scared of this, they keep telling you it’s all hidden from you. Conservatives want you to hear everything not us

    • Doesn't Matter | November 12, 2019 at 8:40 PM | Reply

      chris bale I told you that you have continued this discussion longer than anyone else who would have a discussion. I need you to believe that and realize it’s a serious problem for us to disagree and not be able to have literally any common ground. Can we agree THERE IS A CHANCE I AM WRONG AND MY INFO IS FALSE? Please agree I could be wrong 🙏

    • Doesn't Matter | November 12, 2019 at 8:52 PM | Reply

      greg hill Chris bale has had a conversation with me for over a day. The second longest is not close. That is a serious problem. If you think there’s a chance someone could convince you to love trump in a few sentences, maybe it’s not a serious problem. I’ll take a break to call each other names if we end up agreeing on something. I can admit I should not use FOX as fact to argue with you

    • @Doesn’t Matter Lt Colonel Vindman’s transcript very clearly says he went to the White House counsel to tell them to put back the specifics Trump talked about in the phone call to Ukraine. Less Hannity and more reality…and you’ll hear about it. If you use Fox, opinion hosts, Breitbart, Limbaugh and Alex Jones as your fact checkers – you’ve got your head in the sand. I frequently check out what they’re putting down your throats. How you people buy into their dubious personalities is beyond me.

    • Doesn't Matter | November 13, 2019 at 9:00 PM | Reply

      Afaf Benhara you believe the transcripts. Do you know who told the whistleblower what to say? Everyone on the right, democrats and media know. Only liberals don’t. Why is that?

  12. Anyone surprised by the wheeling and dealings of this lawless p.o.s. POTUS needs to have their head examined and high school diploma revoked. Pass it on.

    • Pass this on *urd. Vindman the sellout was questioned by Radcliff and was saying that he had a difference of policy towards the Ukrainian govt than Trump and is now saying what he heard on the conversation wasn’t really what he heard. lol Then Adam lying sack of Schiff and Vindman attorney jumped in for damage control. Once again your media has lied to you and you just keep sucking that titty like a kitty. lol pass that on.

    • @Gary Norton You can’t be the brightest light bulb in the bunch. It is crystal clear what what Trump was doing.. He withheld the aid, that says it all. The dangerous thing in this scheme is he is “inviting” foreign countries to influence our elections and politics. Are you naive enough to think that countries that rely on us for millions in military aid wouldn’t lie and provide what they thought would want to be heard?

  13. What “stands out” to me as testimony progresses is how many people are NOT whistle blowers, when perhaps they should have been.

    • @L Whitaker Such a bittersweet story coupled with inspiration. Thank you for sharing. I, in turn, shared it with my young nephew who has taken a mild interest in politics.

    • @tina thompson I have shared all these experiences with my grandchildren….hoping to prepare them for what they will face in the “wider” world. They need to understand that standing up for what you believe to be right, sometimes means standing alone. I am glad you found value in my experience and am honored you passed it on. Have a good weekend.

    • @L Whitaker Was there a Union there? You should have ran for office or organized one.

    • roe  I did not speak out because ” the majority” thought this was unfair and mistreatment. I spoke out because I felt this was unfair and mistreatment. We did not have a union. What I found appalling and to be honest, frightning…was no one else spoke up. My mother grew up during the rise of the Nazis, World War II was fought in her childhood. The impact of her words of these memories has stayed with me my entire life. People failed to speak out against injustice; maybe they didn’t feel it was relevent to them, were afraid of retaliation.or was waiting for someone else to take the lead….but what happened?.. millions died.
      One voice ADDED to other voices… many times has greater impact than one voice speaking FOR many voices. In the US we call it the vote.
      I apologize for the long answer….you got me thinking.

    • I am on the right and want to agree with everything on your side so we can discuss how this plays out. Discussions never ended because of opposing views. Politics were not absolutes, rather good or better. I will hold my opinion to believe yours and finish the discussion and admit a better or best solution.

  14. Thank you for your honesty and integrity. Thank you for serving, Sir.😊

  15. *Only people defending Trump on social media are Russian 🇷🇺 Trolls led by TrumPutin*

    • Yeah I look at what they say and can’t believe that any normal person could believe it. Trump is obviously a fraud and his supporters can’t see it.

    • You’re no better than a dog and not from here, so clam up.

    • Septembers Whisper
      1 day ago
      On page 304 (of 650), it says: “None of the funds appropriated or otherwise made available by this Act or any prior Department of Defense appropriations Acts may be used to construct a wall, fence, border barriers, or border security infrastructure along the southern land border of the United States.” While you are busy watching all the lies here, congress just voted to fund border security for Jordan, Lebanon, Egypt and Tunisia, but NOT FOR THE USA. This is going to cost us $984.7 billion dollars, this is what congress is doing while you are to busy watching this fake soap opera here. They keep you busy here, so you have no idea what they are doing, and I promise you, all the bills they have worked on and passed have not been for Americans. Wake up people

  16. Martin Shillitoe | November 8, 2019 at 6:46 PM | Reply

    Wow! Lots of Russians on here already. They are easy to spot, their comments are either nonsensical, delusional or completely idiotic conspiracy nonsense

    • edited? Why Martin? Had something you shouldn’t have said that wasn’t true to remove? or just to add nonsense to nonsense?

    • Trumpty Dumpty your fall is coming! | November 9, 2019 at 1:20 AM | Reply

      Oh and don’t forget the seemingly oh so innocent questions, incredibly polite and so easily offended almost crying, just so hurt when you bust them – all designed to reel you into a conversation, so they can try and lead, manipulate and steer you over to the dark side. 🛑👺👿🍊👶🤡

    • Russian or not…they realize they are on a sinking ship. Desperate times…for them.

  17. So basically we have the body, the bloody knife, the smoking gun and SEVERAL eyewitnesses….but they wanna know who called the police? Republicans are a JOKE.

    • Afaf Benhara I want to predict what happens using your side because debating facts never ends

    • @Doesn’t Matter I’m a little confused by your question. Predict what happens with what? And using my side of what? I don’t think debating facts is really what is going on in the country. I think one group finds Hannity and Tucker Carlson and the opinion shows of Fox News to be highly credible. And the rest of the country finds them to be ludicrously insane with not a scintilla of credibility. And there’s our intrinsic problem. I also notice that Trumpers conveniently choose to ignore reality entirely. I say that because you don’t need MSM to show you that Trump is an awful and corrupt individual. Sometimes it comes straight out of his mouth right on camera. Other things, you can easily look up from before he even ran for president. I could understand 10% of our population buying into his nonsense. But 36%…blows my mind.

    • Doesn't Matter | November 13, 2019 at 8:28 AM | Reply

      Afaf Benhara if everything you believe is true, I think you’ll have trouble predicting what happens 1 month, 1 yr, 10 yrs from now

    • @Doesn’t Matter Everything I said is verifiable. Not sure why you think predicting things is somehow important.

    • Doesn't Matter | November 13, 2019 at 8:57 PM | Reply

      Afaf Benhara is this important

  18. Humpty Dumpty sat on a wall. DHumpty Dumpty had a great fall.All of the horses and all of the men couldn’t put Humpty together again. DUMP TRUMP 2020!

  19. Turkey is probably about to announce an investigation . Into Joe dirt. As a “thank you “to Trump

  20. “Bribery, bribery, bribery!” Geoff you need to google Jan Brady.

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