After two key diplomats delivered the opening statement in the public hearings on the impeachment of the House of Representatives on Wednesday, the trial will continue on Friday. Marie Yovanovitch, former US ambassador to Ukraine, will be the third government official to appear before the House Intelligence Committee.
According to a transcript of Yovanovitch's secret testimony from October, which led the indictment, former Ambassador Rudy Giuliani, the former New York Mayor, who is now President Donald Trump's personal attorney, attempted to have her removed from her post in the year 201
Democrats are investigating whether Trump should be dismissed following a telephone conversation with the President of Ukraine calling on the Ukrainian leader, former US Vice President and current Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden, and his son Hunter's relations a Ukrainian to investigate gas companies in exchange for US military aid.
Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi launched a formal impeachment trial in September. Trump called the investigation "a joke." Full coverage of hearings on impeachment can be found here.
Yovanovitch's testimony is scheduled for Friday at 9:00 am CET (6:00 am CET) . So you can join.
How can I follow the hearing on impeachment?
A number of news channels and outlets will broadcast the hearings live. The broadcast channels ABC, CBS, NBC, PBS and the cable news channels CNN, Fox News, MSNBC and CSPAN will prefer existing programs to offer live broadcasts of the process.
Those wishing to stream the hearing can do so for free at online news services such as CBSN and on the YouTube channel of the House Intelligence Committee. (Disclosure: CNET is a division of CBS Interactive, owned by CBS.)
We have embedded the YouTube version of the CBSN livestream above.
When does the hearing begin?
The hearing is expected to begin on Friday, November 15 at 9:00 am CET (6:00 am CET).
Who is expected to appear?
Marie Yovanovitch, former US Ambassador to the Ukraine, will appear before the House Committee on Friday.
Are more hearings planned?
Further hearings are scheduled for Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday next week, according to a tweet by House Intelligence Committee chairman Adam Schiff. Exact times have not yet been announced.
Where can I learn more about the impeachment hearings?
CBS News has complete coverage of the hearings and the impeachment investigation.
This story was previously published and updated with additional links.