After a long monologue from Republican Rep. Wenstrup, Fiona Hill asks, "Can I actually say something?" Wenstrup responds: "I didn't ask a question. I yielded back." Schiff then says, "Dr. Hill, you may respond."
FIONA HILL responds to Republican Reps. Wenstrup and Ratcliffe and Turner: "All of us who came here under a legal obligation also felt we had a moral obligation to do so. We came here as fact witnesses."
Ratcliffe, Turner, Wenstrup, Stewart, Republican after Republican had NO questions for Dr. Hill or David Holmes. They made grandstand statements trashing “impeachapalooza”- because they had nothing to ask all they had was propaganda to smear. Weak.
Hill's grace towards Wenstrup just now and the plea for unity in politics was amazing, given what he was trying to do with his five minutes.
It’s wrong for people to criticize Brad Wenstrup’s service because he was a podiatrist. It doesn’t matter; he volunteered to go, he deserves our thanks.
But I think it’s also OK to ridicule people who bring up their service every five minutes as a proxy for credibility.
“Can I actually say something?” Hill says after Wenstrup wraps up speech without an inquiry.
Wenstrup: "I didn't ask a question. I yielded back.”
Schiff lets Hill go anyway.
Fiona Hill completely disarms Wenstrup who didn’t want her to answer. Then she says he spoke “very eloquently.” And then she warns of Russian interference and then says she was simply worried during her deposition how many of the questions were about alleged Ukraine meddling
Hill then *praises* Wenstrup -- who didn't want to hear from her at all -- by saying he "spoke eloquently" and that America must unite in the face of Russian aggression ahead of 2020.
Watch Rep. Wenstrup flip out after he uses his time to rant and Dr. Hill decided to respond https://t.co/eyrJ9pVPIW
I don't think Dr. Wenstrup expected Dr. Hill to respond. She completely turned that around on him, and he was obviously upset about it. #ImpeachingHearing
Like his colleague before him, Wenstrup prattles on like a goddamned traitor about bullshit without even asking a question.
These scumbags have to go. Every last one.
Traitors. Treasonous traitors.
Fiona Hill just crushed it by responding to Rep. Wenstrup's rant intended to shut her up by responding with an articulate point about Americans needing to circle the wagons and crowd out foreign election interference.
This jerk Rep. Wenstrup got red face pissed when he heard Fiona Hill could reply to his rant and there she is with grace and generosity testifying about public service and winning him over!! Fiona 2020!
Rep. Wenstrup lectured and ranted for 5 minutes. When his time expired, Dr. Hill asked if she could respond, and Schiff allowed it... causing Wenstrup to immediately throw a tantrum in protest.
Only for Dr. Hill to say "I think Dr. Wenstrup made an important point...."
Turner and Wenstrup figured out how to 'handle' the strong woman on the witness stand.
They spendt their entire 5 minutes ranting and never asked a question, thus refusing her the right to speak.
Big, strong men. Aren't you proud of your elected representatives?
Su Mohan #WinBlue🗽 #DemsWork4USA🇺🇸@SuMoh7
Must defeat Rep. Brad Wenstrup. #OH02.
Wenstrup is ignoring evidence presented. Just now, with diatribes attacked patriotic witnesses: Dr. Hill and Mr. Holmes.
Wenstrup had no question, just loud and direct attack, both content and tone of which were entirely inappropriate.
And it looks like Mike Conaway and Will Hurd are retiring. No one is running against Brad Wenstrup and Chris Stewart. We need to change that! 🌊
This is the moment when Rep Wenstrup realizes his speech tactic backfired.
The caliber & loyalty of public servant Fiona Hill is unmatched.
Fiona Hill offers a broad defense of the witnesses who have testified in the House impeachment inquiry while making a call for unity https://t.co/Od8UoFNYXa
“Can I actually say something?” said Fiona Hill after long monologues by Reps. Wenstrup, Ratcliffe, and Turner.
She then remarked on Turner and Ratcliffe leaving after their monologues and referred to the "moral obligation" she has as a foreign service official
Lol to Dr Wenstrup. I was thinking to myself what kind of doctor is this guy, a Podiatrist? And yeah, that’s exactly what he is😂.
Dr. Wenstrup just got killed with kindness and visibly hated it.
How did Ohio get such a lineup of idiots?? Rep Mike Turner, Rep Brad Wenstrup, Rep Jim Jordan, and my senator- Rob Portman? I could bolt for my nearby OH border and end up in Mitch McConnell's turf. America we need to do better.
So proud of Mr. Jordan, Mike Turner, and Brad Wenstrup who represent us in Ohio with such courage and integrity.
Dr. Hill is a Superhero Diplomat. Only such a person could be so incredibly gracious to Rep. Wenstrup and the other R’s who have been so rude and self-serving this week.
He is another berating bloviator. But he doesn't bother me as much as Rep. Wenstrup, who accused the Democrats of mounting a coup.
@jodotcom @HillBeverlyhill @B52Malmet @BeckyBunzy
first Attack dog Jordan screams at Dr. Hill without asking a question. Now congress. Man Wenstrup attack Dr. Hill as being part of some kind of Coup d’état by Democrats. Don’t think congressman Wenstrup even knows what a Coup is.
"Certainly more than one country can be trying to influence our elections, would you agree with that?" Republican Rep. Brad Wenstrup asked former U.S. envoy to Ukraine Kurt Volker Tuesday.
"I agree with that," Volker said.