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TV (BBC): CAC’s Elizabeth Wydra Discusses Pelosi Announcement of Impeachment Inquiry on BBC World News

On September 24, 2019, Constitutional Accountability Center President Elizabeth Wydra appeared on BBC World News to discuss House Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s announcement of an impeachment inquiry into the acts of President Donald Trump, following reports that he withheld military aid to Ukraine while pressuring Ukraine’s president to investigate former Vice President Joe Biden.

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