ZEKE J. MILLER, LISA MASCARO and DEB RIECHMANN
WASHINGTON (AP) — A former top White House official testified Thursday in the House impeachment inquiry that he saw nothing illegal in President Donald Trump's phone call with the Ukrainian president that is at the center of the Democrat-led investigation.
Tim Morrison, who stepped down from the National Security Council the day before his appearance, is the first White House political appointee to testify and could be central to the effort to remove Trump from office.
"I want to be clear, I was not concerned that anything illegal was discussed," said Morrison, who said he was concerned about how the call might look if it were made public.
He largely confirmed much of what a top diplomat, William Taylor, said in earlie