Bolton told Fiona Hill he was not part of Ukraine ‘drug deal’

Hill testified that John Bolton asked her to tell the National Security Council lawyers he was not part of Sondland and Mulvaney’s “investigations for a meeting” deal.
2:46 | 11/21/19

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Transcript for Bolton told Fiona Hill he was not part of Ukraine ‘drug deal’
A bus to some lens leans in basically to say. Well we have an agreement. That there will be a meeting a specific. Investigations. Put under way and that's when I saw ambassador Bolton stiff and I was sitting behind him in the chest. I saw him sit doc slightly like this you've been small moving followed like I announced the table. A semi it was an unmistakable body language and it caught my attention. And and he looked up to the clock. And you know it's his wallet shelved to what's his wrist in any case again I was sitting behind him. I'm basically said well and it's been really great to see you with Fred I've got another another meeting. And did ambassador sung and say who his agreements on this White House meeting was with and dot particular juncture I don't believe so it was a legs. Which I'm sure you'll want to talk about but he did say most specifically and what did he say later. Let's say he said that he had an agreement with chief of staff schools any. God and attend fall investigations. This meeting would get schedules and was he specific at that point later about the investigations that he was referring to. Is it investigations and prisma. Now did you have a conversation with ambassador Bolton after the subsequent meeting with ambassador summoned I had to this discussion it impossible for both after the meeting in his office a very brief one. And then Juan and is it F two was the subsequent meeting so the subsequent meeting there live after both meetings when you spoke to him. And relate to him what ambassador Simon said what it ambassador Bolton say to you. By just want to. I'm highlight festival that time. Ambassador Bolton wants to meet set hold stock in the room. Amazing after the meeting again I was sitting on the suffer with a colleague. It just in that second meeting what would it yesterday was he was making a very strong point that he wants is not exactly what was being sent. And one I can't bock and related to take it to him he had some very specific instructions follow me. And I'm presuming abouts. What was actually said Austin's a specific instruction was that I had to go to the lawyers. To John eyes and then goes I was senior counsel for the National Security Council. To basically say you tell eyes and I combustible until made I am not cost. This whatever drug deal but moles say any and some blend of cooking up. What did you understand to mean by the drug deal. That Mo Pena and Simon we're cooking up. I took it to mean investigations. For a meeting. Did you go speak to the lawyers I certainly just. I'm you relate everything that you. Just told us and I had ordered precisely and then the Malden details of how the mixing it unfolded as well which I give a full description of this in my October 14 to position.

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