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Deputy Assistant Secretary for European and Eurasian Affairs George Kent (left) and top U.S. diplomat in Ukraine William Taylor are sworn in before testifying before the House Intelligence Committee on Capitol Hill on Wednesday. Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images hide caption

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House Intelligence Committee Chairman Adam Schiff, D-Calif., answers questions regarding the public impeachment hearings set to begin on Wednesday. Schiff has been the face of the impeachment inquiry into President Trump. Mhari Shaw/NPR hide caption

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Rep. Adam Schiff: Trump's Potentially Impeachable Offenses Include Bribery

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Ambassador William Taylor is the first witness to appear in the first public impeachment hearing on Wednesday. He's a career diplomat who outlined the effort to get Ukraine's president to commit to political investigations in return for military assistance. Andrew Harnik/AP hide caption

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Catherine Croft, a specialist on Ukraine at the State Department, arrives for a closed-door deposition in the House impeachment inquiry. Olivier Douliery/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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Laura Cooper, the deputy assistant secretary of defense for Russia, Ukraine and Eurasia, arrives at the U.S. Capitol on Oct. 30. A transcript of her testimony to House investigators in the impeachment inquiry was released on Monday. Mandel Ngan/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., and Rep. Adam Schiff, D-Calif., depart a press conference at the Capitol on Oct. 2. The impeachment inquiry enters a new phase this week with the start of public hearings. Win McNamee/Getty Images hide caption

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Republicans are asking that Hunter Biden, the son of Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden, testify as a witness in the impeachment inquiry. Pablo Martinez Monsivais/AP hide caption

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Attorney General William Barr spoke alongside then-Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein, right, and acting Principal Associate Deputy Attorney General Edward O'Callaghan, left, in April. Patrick Semansky/AP hide caption

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William Barr Emerges As The Attorney General Trump Wanted. Democrats, Not So Much

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A top White House attorney placed records about President Trump's now-famous Ukraine call in a system few could access, according to Alexander Vindman, seen arriving to review his testimony in the impeachment inquiry. Susan Walsh/AP hide caption

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Authorities announced Thursday that a New York-based company and seven of its employees are being charged with fraud, money laundering and illegal importation of equipment manufactured in China. Patrick Semansky/AP hide caption

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George Kent, deputy assistant secretary of state for European and Eurasian affairs, arrives at a closed session with House impeachment investigators on Oct. 15. Lawmakers released the transcript of that deposition on Thursday. Alex Wong/Getty Images hide caption

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The FBI and federal prosecutors say that an Iranian national, who is a U.S. permanent resident, stole confidential data from his employer and sent it to Iran. Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images hide caption

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