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"You can certainly ask the witness whether he's aware of any allegations," Schiff said.

"I'll ask the witness whatever I'd like to ask the witness," Nunes responded.

"Yes. And the witness will not assume that the predicate of my colleague's question is an accurate recitation of the fact," Schiff replied. At that point, Meadows jumped in to defend Nunes.

Neither State Department official's answer provided new information.

Those same transcripts show Jordan, Meadows and Zeldin asking dozens of probing questions into what each witness knew about the administration holding up aid to Ukraine in exchange for military aid, including whom they spoke to, and other issues more likely to be at the center of the public hearings next week.


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