21 Nov 2019

Trump’s former top Russia aide rejects ‘fictional’ claims Ukraine meddled in 2016 election

Washington Correspondent

Could the impeachment inquiry in Washington end up boosting Russian efforts to undermine American democracy?

Today, Dr Fiona Hill, a coal miner’s daughter from County Durham, was the star witness.

Now an American citizen, and President Trump’s former top Russia aide, she warned Republican politicians against giving credence to a narrative that it was Ukraine, not Russia that had interfered in the 2016 elections. “These fictions are harmful”, she insisted.