Washington, August 5
Fiona Hill, a key witness in President Donald Trump’s impeachment inquiry, goes to be sharing her views about the way forward for a polarised America.
The New York-based Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Books & Media introduced on Wednesday that it has acquired a ebook by Hill, former deputy assistant to the president and senior director for European and Russian affairs on the National Security Council on the White House.
Hill’s testimony final yr on Capitol Hill bolstered the central grievance of the impeachment inquiry — that Trump used his leverage over Ukraine, a younger Eastern European democracy dealing with Russian aggression, to pursue political achieve.
Senior editor Alex Littlefield acquired North American rights to the ebook from Andrew Nurnberg Associates, primarily based in London.
Hill’s ebook, titled “There Is Nothing for You Here: Opportunity in an Age of Decline,” is to be launched within the fall of 2021.
“The book will draw on Dr. Hill’s deep expertise in the United States and Europe, as well as her personal experience on both continents, to explain how our current, polarised moment is the result of long historical trends — from imperial overreach to post-industrial decline — that have long afflicted Russia and the United Kingdom, and which now are beginning to affect the United States,” the writer stated in an announcement.
“Hill will describe the origins and growth of deep, geographically concentrated opportunity gaps, and show how they have fuelled the rise of populism at home and abroad.”
Hill, a British-born coal miner’s daughter who turned a US citizen in 2002, labored for Republican and Democratic administrations.
She stated she joined the Trump White House as a result of she shared the Republican president’s perception that relations with Russia wanted to enhance.
Still, she was adamant that Russia was gearing as much as intervene once more within the 2020 US election, declaring, “We are running out of time to stop them.”
Trump was impeached by the Democratic-led US House of Representatives over costs he abused the ability of his workplace by enlisting a international authorities to research a political rival forward of the 2020 election and obstructed Congress in its investigation. He was acquitted by the Republican-led Senate. AP