Text messages show a Giuliani associate discussing how to stalk 'that b---h' Marie Yovanovitch in Ukraine in a bid to get her fired

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Newly-released texts show discussions by Rudy Giuliani's associate Lev Parnas that talk about stalking former ambassador to Ukraine Marie Yovanovitch.

The texts, one of which refers to Yovanovitch as 'that b---h', were made public by the House Intelligence Committee as part of a cache of evidence linking Parnas to President Donald Trump's efforts to put pressure on Ukraine to investigate Joe Biden.

Yovanovitch, who testified during President Donald Trump's impeachment inquiry, was abruptly recalled from her position in May after what she described as a smear campaign.

Upon the release of the documents, Yovanovitch demanded an investigation to look into the extent of surveillance that was conducted by Parnas and his associates.

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Newly-published text exchanges involving Rudy Giuliani's associate Lev Parnas show him discussing efforts to stalk former US ambassador to Ukraine Marie Yovanovitch, and refer to her bluntly as 'that b---h'.

The conversations were made public by the House Intelligence Committee, along with letters and handwritten notes that illustrate Parnas' role in President Donald Trump's pressure campaign in Ukraine.See the rest of the story at Business InsiderNOW WATCH: A law professor weighs in on how Trump could beat impeachmentSee Also:Explosive new documents involving Rudy Giuliani and a Ukrainian associate show the shocking extent of Trump's pressure campaignJustin Trudeau blames escalation between Trump and Iran for the deaths of 63 Canadians in the crash of Flight 752Explosive new report says Russia hacked the Ukrainian company Burisma most likely to get dirt on the BidensSEE ALSO: Experts say Trump's attacks on Marie Yovanovitch during the impeachment hearing amount to witness intimidation