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The witness battle heats up on Capitol Hill, as Giuliani associate, Lev Parnas says, he is willing to testify who knew anything about Ukraine at the White house; Chad Pergram reports.
House Democrats released another batch of documents from Rudy Giuliani associate, Lev Parnas indicted on Friday, including the news, the showed, Parnas was.in contact with a staff member of the House Intelligence Committee, ranking member Devin Nunes, R-Calif
The documents also contain photos of Parnas with Trump and Giuliani in various settings, as well as additional messages between Parnas and Connecticut Republican congressional candidate Robert Hyde, in which the two discussed the whereabouts of the U.S. Ambassador to the Ukraine, Marie Yovanovitch. In addition, an unidentified Person is shown with a Belgian country-code to describe Yovanovitch in his movements.
“My contacts are in the examination,” the person writes to Hyde in a statement. “I’ll give you the address of the next week”.
“Awesome,” replied Hyde.
“She has been there since Thursday never the message to leave,” it says in another text.
A series of text messages were also discussed, the former Ambassador.
“Nothing has changed, she is not moved, you will have to look again today,” the person told Hyde. “It is confirmed, we have a person on the inside.” The next message is: “Hey broski, you tell me, what do we do, what is the next step”.
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Hyde has denied observed Yovanovitch, whose ostracism is Central to the impeachment inquiry, Trump, standing in front of a charge that he abused to investigate his presidential power by pressure on Ukraine, the Democratic rival Joe Biden, military aid to the country as a means of pressure. Trump says the investigation is a “hoax”.”
At the time, Trump’s allies tried to Yovanovitch, who has seen lock, as a road to a Biden investigation, removed from her post. She was recalled in late May.
Messages between Parnas and Harvey were also included in the files, including one from March of this year, in the Harvey asked, Parnas for the support with the first information about the U.S. aid to the Ukraine.
The pair arranged to meet at the Trump International Hotel, which included at least one session in may 2019 with Giuliani and John Solomon, a former columnist for The hill.
Nunes has involvement in the Ukraine scandal denied, when he recognized, with Parnas.
The document dump also included current interviews Parnas MSNBC’s Rachel Maddow and CNN’s Anderson Cooper gave. In his interview with Maddow Wednesday, a day after Biden is a treasure trove of documents and text messages to house investigators, Parnas, said Trump, thought about cutting all forms of financial assistance to Ukraine-including much-needed military assistance — in exchange for an investigation into Joe.
Parnas, said Giuliani, instructed him to deliver a hard message to Ukraine, that “all help” on the country would be stopped, unless “it was an announcement of Biden investigation,” among other requirements. He’s Trump, Vice President Mike Pence, and Minister of justice, William Barr to the attention of the efforts of him and Giuliani, to the Ukraine, they open the investigation for Trump political advantage were claimed. All the claims have denied.
Parnas also claimed Hyde was not serious when he claims, in some of these messages know, Yovanovitch whereabouts in Kiev.
“I don’t believe that it was true, I think he was either drunk or trying to make himself bigger than he was,” Parnas Rachel Maddow said. “I did not take it seriously. I didn’t even respond to him most of the time. If I did, it was something like ‘LOL’ or ‘Okay’ or ‘Great’ or something like that.”
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Parnas and his business partner, Igor Fruman, were indicted last year on campaign Finance violence injuries. Nevertheless, Democrats say, its revelation, you will improve your arguments for the indictment of Trump.
House Democrats have until 5 p.m. ET Saturday to submit your short to interpret the evidence in the trump suit, impeachment is the method. The White house is short due by noon on Monday. House Democrats have 24 hours to get to the White house to do short, should you choose to do so.
The Associated Press contributed to this report.