WATCH LIVE: House Intelligence Committee impeachment hearings

The House Intelligence Committee holds its first open hearings as part of the impeachment inquiry into President Trump. The committee is hearing testimony US Ambassador to Ukraine William Taylor and Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for European and Eurasian Affairs, George Kent.

Democrats are investigating whether the president betrayed his oath of office and placed his personal interests above national security through his communications with the Ukrainian president. 

President Trump calls it a witch hunt.