Ukrainians split whether Zelensky was weak or smart in call with Trump

Kremlin Trolls The U.S.. Says Disclosure Of Trump Putin Phone Calls Would Need Russian Consent

Declassified whistleblower complaint released: White House wanted ‘lock down’ of Trump’s Ukrainian call records

The complaint itself suggested only the whistle-blower works in the intelligence community and now outside the White House.

The phone call is just a start.

Harris accused Trump of using the presidential office "in a way that is about self-gain and political gain, especially when talking with the leader of a foreign government and bartering and bargaining and frankly holding American and United States taxpayer dollars hostage until he gets what he wants politically".

But it goes well beyond the call. Giuliani met with Ukraine advisers in August as a "direct follow-up" to the call.

"Feinstein, a member of the Senate Intelligence Committee and the top Democrat on the Judiciary Committee, said the whistleblower complaint tied to Trump suggests that an "official word-for-word transcript of the call" was produced", reports The Hill.

Chancellor Angela Merkel's office has refused to comment on the two leaders' comments since the White House released a rough transcript from their July 25 call.

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"I think we need to understand who he talked to and what he said", Himes said, "My hope would be that we could do that without creating the kind of public spectacle that seems to be his reason for being". The law requires reports of "urgent concern" to be turned over to relevant congressional committees, but Maguire sought a legal opinion that said he didn't have to turn over the report because it concerned the president, who is not under the inspector general's jurisdiction.

In fact, the New York Review of Books reported Wednesday that the effort to dig up dirt on the Bidens in Ukraine began as a search for evidence to discredit the Russian Federation probe and help find a rationale for pardoning former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort. After Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy thanks Trump for selling anti-tank missiles to Ukraine, Trump proceeds to ask his interlocutor a favor. He is best known for his alleged role in pushing the "black ledger" that purportedly shows illicit payments that Ukrainian officials made to Paul Manafort when he was a consultant for Ukrainian president Viktor Yanukovych. "I would like you to find out what happened with this whole situation in Ukraine, they say CrowdStrike ..."

As President Donald Trump faces the gravest threat to his presidency, one man is at the center of the scandal: his personal lawyer Rudy Giuliani.

In an interview with The Associated Press this week, Giuliani said that he had spoken to a Ukrainian official at the request of Trump's State Department. Trump called her "a bad ambassador" loyal to Obama and said "she's going to go through some things".

"The president will consider it after returning to Kyiv", a statement said.

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