Marie Yovanovitch, the former U.S. ambassador to Ukraine who was fired by President Donald Trump had just begun her public testimony in House Democrats’ impeachment inquiry. Then came the tweet.
“Everywhere Marie Yovanovitch went turned bad. She started off in Somalia, how did that go? Then fast forward to Ukraine, where the new Ukrainian President spoke unfavorably about her in my second phone call with him,” he wrote. “It is a U.S. President’s absolute right to appoint ambassadors.