in the vicinityVideoWSJ: Trump asked the Ukraine President 8 times to investigate, Joe Biden ‘ s son
The Wall Street Journal reported that in July a phone call, the President of Trump again and again set under pressure, the President of Ukraine to work with Rudy Giuliani and investigate Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden ‘ s son.
The controversy over President Trump the mysterious conversation with a foreign leader, a whistleblower complaint, put up Friday afternoon, as a new report said Trump is involved, the President of the Ukraine asks asked to investigate many times in a single call, former Vice-President Joe Biden ‘ s son.
Meanwhile, after Trump called the whistleblower a partisan and dismissed the allegation as “another political hack job” of the Democrats in Congress the President is trying to intimidate “whistle-blowing threw” and urged the administration to hand over the complaint, and a transcription of the conversation, during 2020 hopes impeachment calls for renewed.
CONTROVERSY OVER TRUMP’S TELEPHONE CALL CENTERS ON UKRAINE, AS THE PRESIDENT DECRIED ‘PARTISAN’ COMPLAINT
The Wall Street Journal reported on Friday that in July a call, Trump repeatedly urged the Ukrainian President Vladimir Zelensky, to work with the Trump lawyer Rudy Giuliani, to a probe in Hunter Biden. The call came a month before the Trump a hold on $ 250 million in military aid to Ukraine — a holding that he was later released, after objections from the Senate.
Joe Biden, a democratic presidential candidate, has the control for the months, about his past, to roll pressure on the country to fire their top Prosecutor, while he was leading a corruption investigation into a natural-gas company, which had ties to Hunter. Giuliani has proposed that Biden worked as a VP, to protect the company from the investigation.
In a lengthy statement on Friday evening, Biden said that if the reports were true, “there really is no reason for President trump’s willingness to abuse his power and abase our country.
“This behavior is particularly disgusting, because it uses the Biden foreign policy of our country, and undermines our national security, for political purposes,” to continue. “It means that he used the power and resources of the United States, the pressure on a sovereign nation—a partner under direct attack from Russia urges Ukraine to undermine the rule of law in the Express hope of gaining a political favor …”
“At least,” Biden Donald Trump said: “you should immediately release the transcript of the call in question, so that the American people can judge for yourself, and stop directly by the office of the Director of National Intelligence of the blockade policy and the whistleblower report to Congress.”
What first touched off the controversy a secret whistleblower complaint, that the Director of national intelligence, has kept out of the Congress, allegedly with a “promise” Trump has to an unnamed foreign leaders. In the latest development, The Washington Post and The New York Times reported on Thursday that the complaint relates to the Ukraine. Fox News has not confirmed reports.
WHISTLEBLOWER COMPLAINT, ALLEGEDLY ON TRUMP’S ‘PROMISE’ TO A FOREIGN LEADER, TOUCHED OFF DC FIRE STORM
Trump called the first story “ridiculous” in the Oval Office, and he said he knows the identity of the whistleblower. He would not say what was discussed in the call, but said someone should “look into” Biden family connections in the Ukraine
“I have conversations with many managers. It is always appropriate. Always appropriate is,” Trump said. “At the highest level, is not always appropriate. And everything I do, I fight for this country.”
Then, House Intelligence Committee Chairman Adam Schiff, D-Calif., and other democratic Committee leaders in a statement calling for the administration to hand over the complaint, according to the Deputy Director of National Intelligence, Joseph Maguire not the details with the legislator would share.
“President Trump went on national television from the Oval Office and personally attacked an Intelligence Community whistleblower, reported an urgent matter in connection with serious or flagrant misconduct,” the statement said, adding that the “three most efforts to intimidate that this whistleblower risks a chilling effect on future whistleblowers.”
After the publication of the Journal history, 2020 Democrats quickly weighed in. Former housing Secretary Julian Castro, said that Trump ” is a criminal.”
“He must be arraigned immediately,” he said.
Sr., Kamala Harris, D-Calif., said that trump “is published in cooperation with foreign governments, America is attacking democracy”, before you are asked to come to the whistle blower to the front.
“I would have said absolutely urge this whistleblower go directly to the Congress, whether in closed session or in open session,” she said.
Ship told reporters on Friday that the whistleblower claim, “deserves a thorough investigation.”
“Come hell or high water, that is what we will do,” he said. Democrats have searched for, whether or not Giuliani travelled to the Ukraine to put pressure on the government to investigate the Biden-activities, and have also tried a recording of the July call between Trump and Zelensky.
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The inspector General for the intelligence community received the whistleblower complaint and correspondence with the ship, as the allegations “credible” and dealing with “urgent concern.” General inspector, Michael Atkinson wrote that the DNI, “after consultation with the Department of Justice,” have determined the complaint to be shared with the intelligence committees in the framework of the law. He wrote that he “keep that determination,” but does not agree with him.
In a letter Tuesday, the general counsel for the office of the Director of National Intelligence, Jason Klitenic, wrote that the Agency is the protection of whistleblowers and argued that the claim does not meet the requirements of the definition of the term “urgent concern.” He said the complaint “affected behavior by someone outside the intelligence community and does not refer to” intelligence work ” under the DNI’s supervision.”
Maguire is expected to witness a complaint on Sept the public about the whistleblower. 26. after he was subpoenaed by the house intelligence committee. Ship Maguire, the withholding tax had accused a whistleblower complaint by the Congress, and asked whether he had been directed to do so by the White house or the attorney General.
Fox News’ Alex Pappas, Hillary Vaughn, Andrew craft, and The Associated Press contributed to this report.