The televised impeachment hearings began on Wednesday with a second hearing on Friday, both broadcast live across America.
As proceedings unfold previously little known witnesses, and members of Congress, will become household names.
The first witness to be called on Wednesday was Bill Taylor, the US chargé d’affaires in Kyiv.
He was chosen by Democrats to lead off for two reasons – the damning nature of a 324-page deposition he has already given in private, and his personal background.
Mr Taylor, 72, has served the country for 50 years, starting as a cadet at West Point, as an infantry officer in Vietnam, at Nato, and at the state department.
In his deposition behind closed doors…
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