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5.39pm GMT

The House impeachment committees have just released a transcript of the deposition of Fiona Hill, a former aide to US national security adviser John Bolton, and Lt Col Alexander S Vindman’s, the top Ukraine expert on the National Security Council.

Previous reports of her testimony, which lasted 10 hours, said Hill claims Bolton was alarmed by the back-channel efforts to pressure Ukraine. Vindman reportedly expressed concerns in his testimony that the president and his allies were trying to enlish Ukraine into a campaign to smear political rivals.

5.16pm GMT

Actress and activist Jane Fonda was back on Capitol Hill today for her weekly climate crisis protest Fire Drill Fridays (the “Grannies unite” version of the student-led climate strikes). Fonda has been arrested multiple times over the last few weeks for her Friday protests in Washington.

Here at #firedrillfriday with ⁦@Janefonda⁩ for her weekly #climatecrisis protest. Today they plan to march from the Capitol to the White House. pic.twitter.com/7B4m15vJWM

we found Jane Fonda pic.twitter.com/PsW4UmdqYd

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