Eight current and former officials are scheduled to appear before the House Intelligence Committee this week to testify about Trump’s pressure on Ukraine for investigations that could benefit him politically.
“This would have been far better off if we would’ve just taken care of this behind the scenes,” the Wisconsin Republican said Sunday on NBC News’s “Meet the Press.”
The statement about fresh concerns that could become part of the impeachment inquiry came in federal appeals court in Washington.
From the hearings
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Impeachment this week: The hearings go public

In the first week of open impeachment hearings, three career diplomats gave dramatic testimony before the House Intelligence Committee.
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Impeachment inquiry: Who testifies this week and why it matters
Republican Sen. Ron Johnson prominently embraced the tactic Monday when he suggested Lt. Col. Alexander Vindman may be a member of the so-called deep state.
The National Security Council official and decorated veteran girds for tough questions from GOP lawmakers.
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Over the past two months, congressional Republicans and President Trump's allies have floated no fewer than 22 different defenses of Trump’s actions on Ukraine.
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Vindman will testify publicly Nov. 19 in the impeachment inquiry of President Trump. He is one of the first witnesses testifying who listened in on Trump’s July phone call with Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky.
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Jennifer Williams, an adviser to Vice President Pence, will testify Nov. 19 in the impeachment inquiry of President Trump.
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Kurt Volker, the former special envoy to Ukraine, will testify in the Trump impeachment inquiry on Tuesday.
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The president tries to balance the appearance of openness with revealing nothing.
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The senator says he’ll share with House impeachment investigators
Tim Morrison, a former White House national security official, told House investigators in sworn testimony that he feared leaks of the contents of the July 25 call between President Trump and Ukrainian President Zelensky would be damaging, so he recommended restricting access to the transcript.
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