William B. Taylor Jr.
American diplomat, United States Ambassador to Ukraine
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William Brockenbrough Taylor Jr. is an American diplomat, government official, and former soldier, who served as the 6th United States ambassador to Ukraine 2006 to 2009 and as acting ambassador to Ukraine from June 2019 to January 2020.
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William Taylor, the former top diplomat in Ukraine, chides the secretary of state.Mr. Taylor’s rebuke of Mr. Pompeo is also a not-so-subtle reminder to the president and his Republican allies of the national security threat at the heart of the Democratic case
Bill Taylor departs ambassadorship role in UkraineBill Taylor, who was top American diplomat in Ukraine, has departed his post. Taylor testified twice in the impeachment inquiry into Donald Trump.
Volker says he disagrees with characterization of "irregular" channelKurt Volker, the former special envoy to Ukraine, disputed Ambassador William Taylor's description of an "irregular" channel dictating policy on Ukraine. "I don't agree with his characterization of..
Staffer who overheard Trump call with Sondland testifies in closed hearingDavid Holmes, an aide to Ambassador Bill Taylor, overheard a July 26 call between Trump and Gordon Sondland about Ukraine
Top diplomat to Ukraine reveals staffer heard Trump talk about investigating BidensIn the first public impeachment hearings, top U.S. diplomat to Ukraine Bill Taylor revealed details of a previously undisclosed phone call between President Trump and Ambassador to the European Union,..
Impeachment hearings: Diplomat describes Trump call on UkraineDay 1 of historic impeachment hearings produced a startling claim, directly tying President Trump to the effort to pressure Ukraine to investigate former Vice President Joe Biden and his son. The top..
Impeachment updates: Diplomats reveal new details at first hearingBill Taylor and George Kent said they became increasingly alarmed over an "irregular" effort to pressure Ukraine
State Department officials stand up to Trump as public impeachment hearings beginCareer diplomats took center stage as public impeachment hearings got underway into President Trump's dealings with Ukraine. Deputy Assistant Secretary of State George Kent and Ambassador William..
Trump impeachment hearings confirm 'no quid pro quo' defense is a lieAs Bill Taylor and George Kent testified, Ukraine needed military aid, and Donald Trump cared less about Ukraine than about the Biden probe: Our view
Trump denies talking to Sondland about investigations in UkraineAmbassador Bill Taylor testified about a phone call between President Trump and E.U. Ambassador Gordon Sondland. According to Taylor, the takeaway from that call is that the president cared more about..
Diplomats call freezing aid to Ukraine a threat to national securityFor the first time in more than two decades, the country watched televised impeachment hearings. There was new information at the top of the hearing from Amabassador Bill Taylor. Nancy Cordes reports.
Final rounds of questioning in Day 1 of impeachment hearingsDemocrats and Republicans on the House Intelligence Committee took turns lobbing questions at the first two witnesses in the impeachment hearings: William Taylor, the top U.S. diplomat in Ukraine, and..
Witnesses are asked if they consider themselves "Never Trumpers"Rep. Eric Swalwell, a Democrat on the House Intelligence Committee, asked the two witnesses at Wednesday's impeachment hearing whether they consider themselves "Never Trumpers," as President Trump has..
Taylor disputes Mulvaney's claim that withholding aid for political reasons happens "all the time"The top U.S. diplomat in Ukraine, William Taylor, was questioned by Democratic Congressman Eric Swalwell about White House chief of staff Mick Mulvaney's recent comment that using foreign policy for..
Impeachment Hearings Open With Revelation on Trump’s Ukraine PressureAs public hearings began, William B. Taylor Jr., the top American diplomat in Ukraine, said he was told President Trump cared more about investigating Biden than he did about Ukraine.
Taylor pushes back against being called "star witness"Republican Rep. Jim Jordan made impassioned remarks Wednesday while questioning William Taylor, the top U.S. diplomat in Ukraine, at the first public impeachment hearing. Jordan said, "You're their..
Questioning of impeachment witnesses gets heatedAs House Intelligence Committee members took turns questioning William Taylor, the top U.S. diplomat in Ukraine, and State Department official George Kent, several Republican members forcefully..
Schiff, Republicans clash over "facts not in evidence"House Intelligence Committee Chairman Adam Schiff set off a confrontation with Republicans at the impeachment hearings Wednesday after telling witness William Taylor, the top U.S. diplomat in Ukraine,..
Taylor: Trump felt "wronged" by Ukrainians and felt they "owed" himWilliam Taylor, the top U.S. diplomat in Ukraine, said Wednesday that President Trump felt "wronged" by Ukrainians over the 2016 election, and believed they "owed" him investigations into the Bidens..
Taylor says he'd never before seen aid withheld for personal political gainDemocratic counsel Daniel Goldman asked top Ukraine diplomat William Taylor if he had ever seen another example of withholding aid conditioned on the "personal or political interests of the president..
Democrats and Republicans pose follow-up questions to Taylor"I'm not here to take one side or the other," said William Taylor, the top U.S. diplomat in Ukraine, as he answered a second round of questions from House Intelligence Committee Chairman Adam Schiff,..
Adam Schiff begins opening round of questioning of Taylor and KentHouse Intelligence Committee Chairman Adam Schiff and counsel Daniel Goldman spent 45 minutes questioning the top U.S. diplomat in Ukraine, William Taylor, and State Department Deputy Assistant..
Staffer who heard Trump ask about Ukraine "investigations" set to appearSources say David Holmes, an official at the U.S. embassy in Kiev, is the staffer referenced in Bill Taylor's testimony
Devin Nunes begins Republican questioning of Taylor and KentRep. Devin Nunes, the top Republican on the House Intelligence Committee, and counsel Steve Castor spent 45 minutes questioning the top U.S. diplomat in Ukraine, William Taylor, and State Department..
Taylor said he believes Trump cared more about invesigating Bidens than about UkraineWilliam Taylor, the top U.S. diplomat in Ukraine, was questioned by House Intelligence Committee Chairman Adam Schiff on Wednesday. Taylor agreed that, based on his understanding and observations,..
Who Is Bill Taylor? Key Witness in the Impeachment InquiryMr. Taylor was sent to Ukraine to provide stability at the embassy. He ended up fighting to preserve American security aid from administration appointees who saw it as a political bargaining chip.
Taylor opening statement: Withholding Ukraine security aid in exchange for help with campaign would be "crazy"William Taylor, the top U.S. diplomat in Ukraine, revealed new information Wednesday as the House Intelligence Committee began public hearings on whether President Trump should be removed from office...
Taylor says aide overheard Trump ask Sondland about "the investigations" one day after Ukraine callWilliam Taylor, the top U.S. diplomat in Ukraine, revealed new details Wednesday about the events immediately following President Trump's July 25 call with the president of Ukraine. Taylor said a..
Taylor: There were "regular" and "highly irregular" Ukraine policy channelsWilliam Taylor, the top U.S. diplomat in Ukraine, testified Wednesday that there were two policy channels with respect to Ukraine - one "regular" and one "highly irregular." He said the "official..
Who Is William Taylor? Diplomat Who Warned of ‘Nightmare’ Situation in UkraineMr. Taylor was sent to Ukraine to provide stability at the embassy. He ended up fighting to preserve American security aid from administration appointees who saw it as a political bargaining chip.
Bill Taylor and George Kent are set to testify publicly Wednesday. Here's what they've said so far.Ahead of the first public hearings of the impeachment inquiry, read what officials George Kent and Bill Taylor have already said in private.
Trump impeachment inquiry to go public with Bill Taylor, George Kent testimony: the latestThe impeachment inquiry will move into the public eye Wednesdayas House Democrats call their first two witnesses –William Taylor and George Kent.
U.S. Diplomat William Taylor expected to testify in President Trump's impeachment inquiryNext week, the acting U.S. ambassador to Ukraine is expected to appear on Capitol Hill for questioning in the impeachment inquiry. William Taylor's testimony comes as a growing number of Republicans in..
Top diplomat in Ukraine gives "damning" testimonyAmerica's senior diplomat in Ukraine is testifying, laying out what Democrats are calling "damning" allegations against the president. Bill Taylor described a secret campaign to pressure Ukraine, using..
Top U.S. diplomat in Ukraine describes "alarming" Ukraine pressure campaignDetailed, damning and disturbing — that's how House Democrats described the almost 10-hours of testimony given by Bill Taylor, the top U.S. diplomat in Ukraine, as part of the impeachment inquiry...
Trump calls for solidarity from GOP ahead of potentially damaging testimonyPresident Trump says he needs help from Republicans to fight off the House impeachment inquiry. The president spoke to reporters for over an hour Monday ahead of potentially damaging testimony on..
Trump retaliates against impeachment proceedings, toys with releasing Ukraine call summaryPresident Trump address impeachment hearings on Saturday, suggesting his release on the White House summary of another call to Ukraine’s president on Tuesday. The public hearings kick off Wednesday -..
What will public hearings in impeachment inquiry accomplish?Ambassador Bill Taylor will be the first witness to testify when the House Intelligence Committee starts holding public hearings in the impeachment inquiry next week. Nancy Cordes reports.
Read the transcript of Ambassador Bill Taylor's testimony in the Trump impeachment inquiryTaylor had told the committees about the conditioning of security assistance and a White House meeting on investigations into Democrats
House Democrats announce first public hearings in Trump impeachment inquiryThe first public impeachment hearings will be held on Nov. 13 with Ambassador William Taylor and Deputy Assistant Secretary George Kent.
NSA adviser Timothy Morrison testified on the Donald Trump impeachment inquiry. Here are 4 takeawaysThe National Security Council official testified corroborated Ambassador William Taylor's description of quid pro quo in his Oct. 23 testimony.
What happened in the impeachment inquiry this week?William Taylor, the top U.S. diplomat in Ukraine, appeared for 9 1/2 hours in a closed-door deposition that Democrats called "very devastating" for Trump, and Republicans stormed a secure room,..
Former State Department official on Bill Taylor's testimonyIn his testimony on Tuesday, top U.S. diplomat to Ukraine Bill Taylor described what he saw as two separate channels for communication with the country: one that he led, and another that was "highly..
Rapid developments on impeachment and SyriaTestimony by the top U.S. envoy to Ukraine, Bill Taylor, appears to contradict the White House's claims that there was no quid pro quo on Ukraine. And President Trump announced he's lifting sanctions..
Democrats call U.S. diplomat's impeachment testimony "damning"House Democrats have called testimony from a top U.S. diplomat "damning" and "disturbing." Behind closed doors Tuesday, Bill Taylor detailed how President Trump held up military aid to Ukraine as he..
Diplomat reveals details of Ukraine pressure campaign — live updatesWilliam Taylor testified that he grew increasingly alarmed over efforts by U.S. officials to pressure Ukraine into investigating President Trump's rivals
Key takeaways from Ukraine diplomat Bill Taylor's 'explosive' opening statementTaylor, the top Ukraine diplomat, told congressional committees that he was told aid to Ukraine was conditioned on investigations.
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Lawmakers react to Bill Taylor's testimonyThe top U.S. diplomat to Ukraine, Bill Taylor, testified before the House impeachment inquiry, and Democrats called it "damning." Taylor had expressed concerns over President Trump's call with the..
William Taylor, ‘Model’ Diplomat, Is at Center of Impeachment InquiryMr. Taylor, a former Army officer and State Department official who testified Tuesday, has served under both Democratic and Republican presidents.