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STILL DONT KNOW IF THEYLL BE ABLE TO CALL ADDITIONAL

ABLE TO CALL ADDITIONAL WITNESSES OR ADDITIONAL

WITNESSES OR ADDITIONAL SUBPOENAS BUT THEY ARE RECEIVING

SUBPOENAS BUT THEY ARE RECEIVING NEW EVIDENCE.

NEW EVIDENCE. THIS MORNING THE PRESIDENTS

THIS MORNING THE PRESIDENTS LAWYERS ARE PREPARING TO RETURN

LAWYERS ARE PREPARING TO RETURN FIRE ON THE SENATE FLOOR AMID

FIRE ON THE SENATE FLOOR AMID THE FALL OUT OF AN EXPLOSIVE NEW

THE FALL OUT OF AN EXPLOSIVE NEW RECORDING.

RECORDING. IN A 2018 AUDIO FILE OBTAINED BY

IN A 2018 AUDIO FILE OBTAINED BY NBC NEWS PRESIDENT TRUMP APPEARS

NBC NEWS PRESIDENT TRUMP APPEARS TO BE TALKING TO LEV PARNAS AND

TO BE TALKING TO LEV PARNAS AND OTHERS ABOUT REMOVING THE

OTHERS ABOUT REMOVING THE AMBASSADOR TO UKRAINE MARIE

AMBASSADOR TO UKRAINE MARIE YOVANOVITCH, THIS AFTER PARNAS

YOVANOVITCH, THIS AFTER PARNAS RAISED RED FLAGS ABOUT HER.

RAISED RED FLAGS ABOUT HER. >> I THINK WEVE GOT TO GET RID

>> I THINK WEVE GOT TO GET RID OF THE AMBASSADOR.

OF THE AMBASSADOR. SHES LEFTOVER FROM THE CLINTON

SHES LEFTOVER FROM THE CLINTON ADMINISTRATION.

ADMINISTRATION. YEAH, SHES BASICALLY WALKING

YEAH, SHES BASICALLY WALKING AROUND TELLING EVERYBODY WAIT,

AROUND TELLING EVERYBODY WAIT, HES GOING TO GET IMPEACHED.

HES GOING TO GET IMPEACHED. JUST WAIT.

JUST WAIT. >> Reporter: A MAN WHO SOUNDS

>> Reporter: A MAN WHO SOUNDS LIKE THE PRESIDENT THEN ISSUES

LIKE THE PRESIDENT THEN ISSUES AN ULTIMATUM.

AN ULTIMATUM. >> GET RID OF HER.

>> GET RID OF HER. GET HER OUT TOMORROW.

GET HER OUT TOMORROW. I DONT CARE.

I DONT CARE. GET HER OUT TOMORROW.

GET HER OUT TOMORROW. TAKE HER OUT, OKAY?

TAKE HER OUT, OKAY? >> ILL DO IT.

>> ILL DO IT. >> Reporter: NBC NEWS HAS NOT

>> Reporter: NBC NEWS HAS NOT HEARD THE ENTIRE AUDIO

HEARD THE ENTIRE AUDIO RECORDING.

RECORDING. THE PRESIDENT HAS CLAIMED HE

THE PRESIDENT HAS CLAIMED HE DOES NOT KNOW PARNAS AND FIRED

DOES NOT KNOW PARNAS AND FIRED YOVANOVITCH THE NEXT YEAR.

YOVANOVITCH THE NEXT YEAR. THE PRESIDENTS ALLIES ARE

THE PRESIDENTS ALLIES ARE DOWN-PLAYING THE IMPORTANCE OF

DOWN-PLAYING THE IMPORTANCE OF THE NEWLY REVEALED AUDIO.

THE NEWLY REVEALED AUDIO. >> IT MEANS NOTHING.

>> IT MEANS NOTHING. HE CAN FIRE ANYBODY HE WANTS TO.

HE CAN FIRE ANYBODY HE WANTS TO. HE HAD LOST CONFIDENCE IN HER.

HE HAD LOST CONFIDENCE IN HER. >> Reporter: THE IMPEACHMENT

>> Reporter: THE IMPEACHMENT MANAGERS DECLINED TO COMMENT ON

MANAGERS DECLINED TO COMMENT ON THE RECORDING SHIFTING THEIR

THE RECORDING SHIFTING THEIR FOCUS FROM THE ALLEGATIONS

FOCUS FROM THE ALLEGATIONS PRESIDENT TRUMP ABUSED HIS

PRESIDENT TRUMP ABUSED HIS POWER.

POWER. >> HE IS A DICTATOR.

>> HE IS A DICTATOR. >> Reporter: AND ZEROING IN ON

>> Reporter: AND ZEROING IN ON THE SECOND ARTICLE OF

THE SECOND ARTICLE OF IMPEACHMENT THAT HE COVERED UP

IMPEACHMENT THAT HE COVERED UP THAT ABUSE BY OBSTRUCTING

THAT ABUSE BY OBSTRUCTING CONGRESS.

CONGRESS. >> ABSOLUTE POWER CORRUPTS

>> ABSOLUTE POWER CORRUPTS ABSOLUTELY.

ABSOLUTELY. >> Reporter: THE MANAGERS

>> Reporter: THE MANAGERS ARGUING INTO THE NIGHT THAT THE

ARGUING INTO THE NIGHT THAT THE PRESIDENTS BLANKET REFUSAL TO

PRESIDENTS BLANKET REFUSAL TO HAND OVER DOCUMENTS AND EFFORTS

HAND OVER DOCUMENTS AND EFFORTS TO BLOCK WITNESSES FROM

TO BLOCK WITNESSES FROM TESTIFYING CONSTITUTE AN

TESTIFYING CONSTITUTE AN IMPEACHABLE OFFENSE ON THEIR

IMPEACHABLE OFFENSE ON THEIR OWN.

OWN. >> ADDED TOGETHER THE

>> ADDED TOGETHER THE PRESIDENTS POSITIONS AMOUNT TO

PRESIDENTS POSITIONS AMOUNT TO A LICENSE TO DO ANYTHING HE

A LICENSE TO DO ANYTHING HE WANTS.

WANTS. >> Reporter: DEMOCRATS ALLEGING

>> Reporter: DEMOCRATS ALLEGING AN UNPRECEDENTED PRESIDENTIAL

AN UNPRECEDENTED PRESIDENTIAL COVER-UP WITH REPUBLICANS

COVER-UP WITH REPUBLICANS DEFENDING THE PRESIDENT FOR

DEFENDING THE PRESIDENT FOR DOING HIS JOB.

DOING HIS JOB. >> OBSTRUCTION OF CONGRESS IS

>> OBSTRUCTION OF CONGRESS IS WHAT THE FOUNDERS CALLED

WHAT THE FOUNDERS CALLED SEPARATION OF POWER.

SEPARATION OF POWER. THE CASE THAT THE DEMOCRATS ARE

THE CASE THAT THE DEMOCRATS ARE MAKING IS RIDICULOUS.

MAKING IS RIDICULOUS. >> Reporter: CLOSING OUT THE

>> Reporter: CLOSING OUT THE LAST NIGHT AN EMOTIONAL

LAST NIGHT AN EMOTIONAL CONGRESSMAN ADAM SCHIFF ONCE

CONGRESSMAN ADAM SCHIFF ONCE AGAIN SETTING THE STAGE FOR THE

AGAIN SETTING THE STAGE FOR THE CRITICAL VOTES TO COME.

CRITICAL VOTES TO COME. TO PROTECT BOTH CONGRESS --

TO PROTECT BOTH CONGRESS -- >> IF THE CONGRESS CANNOT

>> IF THE CONGRESS CANNOT BECAUSE THE PRESIDENT PREVENTS

BECAUSE THE PRESIDENT PREVENTS IT INVESTIGATE THE PRESIDENTS

IT INVESTIGATE THE PRESIDENTS OWN WRONGDOING THERE WILL BE NO

OWN WRONGDOING THERE WILL BE NO MORE IMPEACHMENT POWER.

MORE IMPEACHMENT POWER. IT WILL BE GONE.

IT WILL BE GONE. IT WILL BE GONE.

IT WILL BE GONE. >> Reporter: -- AND THE COUNTRY.

>> Reporter: -- AND THE COUNTRY. >> GIVE AMERICA A FAIR TRIAL.

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