nearvideo President Trump’s comments on Ukraine-phone call: It was no pressure exerted
White House unredacted text of President Trump is offering the phone with Ukraine’s new leader Vladimir Zelensky.
President Trump tries to turn lemons into lemonade in the middle of the house-democratic impeachment push against him.
Trump’s campaign on Wednesday with a fundraising sent E-Mail, slams House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., and other house Democrats for the initiation of an impeachment inquiry following a whistleblower suit, the Trump suggests sought the help of a foreign government, in his bid for re-election.
“This is just another smear job, and a pathetic attempt by Democrats to seize power from the people,” the trump-campaign-E-Mail. “I’VE DONE NOTHING WRONG. TRUST ME, THE TRANSCRIPT SAW.”
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The White house on Wednesday released a transcript of Trump: the July phone call with Ukrainian President Vladimir Zelensky, show the Trump addressed a review of the Biden family of shops in the country. The memo begins with the President congratulated Zelensky on his election victory, before Trump Biden finally touched the topic of former Vice-President Joe and his son Hunter.
“There is talk of Biden’s is much son that Biden finished want to the law enforcement and a lot of people to find out about so, what can you do with the attorney-General would be great,” Trump said in the phone call. “Biden went on to boast that he ended the persecution of so if you are looking into it…It sounds terrible for me.”
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This refers to Joe Biden, during the Vice-President urges Ukraine to fire was its top Prosecutor, Viktor Shokin, who is the investigation of the natural gas company Burisma Holdings — where Hunter Biden was on the Board. Biden has claimed that the corruption is asked concerns his intervention.
In the fundraising E-Mail, the Trump campaign, the charge request calls for a “witch-hunt” – a term often used by the President during the investigation of Special Counsel Robert Müller to the Russian interference in the election of 2016 and announcing his campaign, “prosecution, Defense Task Force”. The E-Mail does not go into Detail about what will do the task force, or who will head it.
“The Democrats” constant personal attacks, malicious lies, and now this hold-up charge attacks, had said never do that with me,” the E-Mail of the trump campaign. “This is only the beginning of a nasty witch-hunt against me, and we have to fight the Bigger and STRONGER than ever before.”
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The trump card of the campaign manager, Brad Parscale, released a separate statement Wednesday, said, “The facts prove that the President has done nothing wrong. This is just another joke on the part of Democrats and the media, contributing to the landslide re-election of President Trump in the year 2020.”
In her speech on Tuesday, Pelosi specifically calculated that the Trump management was against the law by the turning of a whistleblower complaint about trump in July-call with Zelensky. Citing a witness, that the Director of national intelligence, was the blocking of the release of this complaint, she said: “This is a violation of the law. The law is clear.”
“This week, the President has admitted that he will meet the President of Ukraine, measures to benefit him politically,” Pelosi said. “So, I announcement of the chamber of deputies today I am moving forward with a formal impeachment inquiry. I am we to teach our six committees with their studies under this roof.
“The President must be held accountable,” she continued. “No one is above the law.”
Fox News, Alex Pappas and Gregg Re contributed to this report.