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Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) on Wednesday called for an investigation into documents produced by H…

Sen. Bernie SandersBernie SandersFive takeaways from the Democratic debateSanders, Warren exchange underscores Iowa stakesCNN’s Van Jones: Democratic debate was ‘dispiriting,’ no evidence party can defeat TrumpMORE (I-Vt.) on Wednesday called for an investigation into documents produced by House lawmakers suggesting then-Ambassador to Ukraine Marie YovanovitchMarie YovanovitchYovanovitch calls for investigation following evidence released by lawmakersCongressional candidate ensnared in latest impeachment evidenceREAD: House docs on Giuliani associate Lev Parnas’s texts, notesMORE was placed under surveillance.
It is outrageous that the Presidents personal lawyers appear to have directed the surveillance of a U.S. ambassador. This must be fully investigated as the Senate conducts the impeachment trial, Sanders tweeted Wednesday. We have a responsibility to hold this lawless administration to account.
It is outrageous that the Presidents personal lawyers appear to have directed the surveillance of a U.S. ambassador.
This must be fully investigated as the Senate conducts the impeachment trial. We have a responsibility to hold this lawless administration to account. https://t.co/nY3ykuKdiZ
Bernie Sanders (@SenSanders) January 15, 2020
Documents released by House Democrats Wednesday included communications between Connecticut congressional candidate Robert Hyde (R) and Lev Parnas, an associate of President TrumpDonald John TrumpFive takeaways from the Democratic debateSanders, Warren exchange underscores Iowa stakesCNN’s Van Jones: Democratic debate was ‘dispiriting,’ no evidence party can defeat TrumpMORE’s personal lawyer Rudy GiulianiRudy GiulianiYovanovitch calls for investigation following evidence released by lawmakersCongressional candidate ensnared in latest impeachment evidenceREAD: House docs on Giuliani associate Lev Parnas’s texts, notesMORE.
Among the communications was a text from Hyde suggesting Yovanovitchs movements were being monitored, saying they will let me know when shes on the move.
Hyde, who is running to unseat Rep. Jahana HayesJahana HayesCongressional candidate ensnared in latest impeachment evidenceIlhan Omar, Ayanna Pressley dance to Lizzo’s ‘Truth Hurts’ in videoDemocratic rep slams news outlets for ‘exaggerated headlines’ about threatsMORE (D) in the states 5th Congressional District, also texted Parnas Wow. Cant believe Trumo hasnt fired this bitch. Ill get right in that.
Giuliani, meanwhile, texted Parnas that Trump had fired [Yovanovitch] again the day before she was recalled from Kyiv, with Parnas responding, I pray it happens this time Ill call you tomorrow my brother.
Yovanovitchs lawyer Lawrence Robbins called for an investigation Tuesday, saying in a statement issued on her behalf that needless to say, the notion that American citizens and others were monitoring Ambassador Yovanovitchs movements for unknown purposes is disturbing.
We trust that the appropriate authorities will conduct an investigation to determine what happened, he added.
Senate Minority Leader Charles SchumerCharles (Chuck) Ellis SchumerSchumer, Senate Democrats push Trump to release full aid to Puerto Rico following earthquakesSchumer on Trump tweet: ‘How low can the president go?’Watchdog group requests ethics probe into McConnell over impeachment remarksMORE (D-N.Y.) said Wednesday that the documents indicated the need for witnesses and documents in the upcoming Senate impeachment trial.
“I don’t know how any member of this body could pick up the newspaper this morning, read this new revelation and not conclude that the Senate needs access to relevant documents like these in the trial,” Schumer said from the Senate floor.
 Updated at 1:45 p.m.