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As a political war raged in Washington about President Trump his controversial phone call with Ukraine is a leader in the it apparently a probe is searched for in the Biden family, another fight broke out — on Wednesday about the format of the “transcript” of the call itself.
The White house on Wednesday, a document detailing the President’s July phone call with Ukrainian President Vladimir Zelensky, he shows, in fact, a review of the Biden family of stores sought published in the country, although it is not explicitly bind the request to the American aid.
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But with virtually every aspect of this controversy is not contested, the format of the document has been called into question. The concerns focused on an endorsement on the document, saying it represents not a copy of a “word-for-word”, but is based on “notes and reminders” from which to listen to and memorializing the call.
This detail was picked up from the critics challenge its accuracy, if the administration manages the document is reliable.
“Trump committed a crime. The White house gave us evidence of a crime. But we think it is more,” a Democratic aide told Fox News. “The question is, what are you hiding? This was not a complete transcription, so how bad this whole thing is?”
New York Democratic Republic of the Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez tweeted that “what you call a ‘transcript’ is a transcript. It is a collection of notes.”
“This is what you are *authorisation* and it goes far beyond what is necessary for an indictment,” Ocasio-Cortez said.
Journalists also pushed back against him: “We have not called it a verbatim transcript,” tweeted Brian Karem, the Playboy author and CNN contributor.
But the trump card-the administration defended the accuracy of the document.
A Senior justice Department official told Fox News that DOJ officials interviewed knowledgeable people about the process for the preparation of the transcript, and we are confident that the document is correct.
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Fox News has learned, it reflects the standard process for the documentation of phone calls with foreign heads of state and government. It is essentially a compilation of what wrote, the officers, two Situation Room, while you listen to music on the call in real-time. A source confirmed familiar with the White house Situation Room staff, the two typists suitable, the listened to Trump the CIA, employees are detailed to the White house by the Agency.
What the White house calls a “transcript” is as close to a literal reading of this call is also available.
An audio recording of the conversation is not even present, as the politics of the Situation is that the head of state calls are not normally recorded.
The document released by Trump on Tuesday, as Democrats move forward with impeachment, shows that the call – the Trump has found out of the White house residence –. July 25.
“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, according to the rough transcript. “Biden went on to boast that he ended the persecution of so if you are looking into it…It sounds terrible for me.”
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.
Fox News’ Catherine Herridge, Jake Gibson, Brooke Singman, and Brian contributed to the Flood of this report.