Eric Trump has attempted to distance himself from claims that he knows Robert Hyde, a new figure in the impeachment trial, despite there being numerous pictures of the two together.
Hyde emerged as another potential key figure in the impeachment of president Trump after text messages from newly released documents and an interview with Lev Parnas on MSNBC, show that Hyde was involved in efforts to remove Marie Yovanovitch, the former US ambassador to Kiev, from her role.
Hyde, who is attempting to become a congressman for northwest Connecticut, is a Trump supporter and has donated thousands to the president's campaign and other Republican groups.
He has also promoted a false QAnon conspiracy theory on social media that the Californian Democrat Adam Schiff, was involved in a child trafficking ring.
Robert Hyde, the Trump donor who allegedly stalked U.S. Ambassador Marie Yovanovitch, is referencing
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