'Fox & Friends' co-host Brian Kilmeade urges Trump not to tweet during impeachment hearings

"Fox & Friends" co-host Brian Kilmeade on Tuesday urged President TrumpDonald TrumpGuardian Angels founder Curtis Sliwa wins GOP primary in NYC mayor's race Garland dismisses broad review of politicization of DOJ under Trump Schumer vows next steps after 'ridiculous,' 'awful' GOP election bill filibuster MORE not to tweet during public impeachment hearings.

"The president should just ignore this whole thing. Don’t tweet during it. Don't get outraged over it. It ticks you off,” Kilmeade said on air. “There’s so much for him to do. I just think that — let these guys like [Rep.] Doug CollinsDouglas (Doug) Allen CollinsLoeffler meets with McConnell amid speculation of another Senate run Georgia agriculture commissioner launches Senate campaign against Warnock Poll shows tight GOP primary for Georgia governor MORE [R-Ga.] and company fight it out and keep it on the straight and narrow, from the Republican perspective.”

Several current and former Trump administration officials will appear on Capitol Hill to testify on Tuesday in the Democrats' impeachment inquiry into the president's dealings with Ukraine.


Lt. Col. Alexander VindmanAlexander VindmanVindman says he doesn't regret testimony against Trump Esper: If my replacement is 'a real yes man' then 'God help us' Ukrainian president whose call with Trump sparked impeachment congratulates Biden MORE, a Ukraine specialist on the National Security Council (NSC) who has previously cited concerns about Trump’s push to have Ukrainian leaders investigate his political rivals and its effect on national security, will testify, as will Jennifer Williams, a national security veteran detailed to Vice President Pence.

Also appearing before House investigators on Tuesday is former special envoy to Kyiv Kurt VolkerKurt VolkerCNN obtains audio of 2019 Giuliani call linked to Ukraine meddling allegations GOP senators request details on Hunter Biden's travel for probe Yovanovitch retires from State Department: reports MORE — who has said the White House decision to withhold aid from Ukraine was “not significant” — and NSC staffer Tim Morrison.

Last week, Trump tweeted an attack on former U.S. Ambassador to Ukraine Marie YovanovitchMarie YovanovitchGiuliani hires attorneys who defended Harvey Weinstein The Hill's Morning Report - Presented by Emergent BioSolutions - Facebook upholds Trump ban; GOP leaders back Stefanik to replace Cheney Former Ukrainian prosecutor says he was fired for not investigating Hunter Biden: report MORE during her Capitol Hill testimony, writing that “everywhere” she went “turned bad.” Yovanovitch responded in real time to the tweets during the hearing, stating that the attack had the "effect" of intimidating her.