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President Trump remains scheduled meeting with his Ukraine counterpart to the General Assembly of the United Nations in New York next week, despite the media circus Friday unleashed the report of a whistleblower, complained about a “promise” of the US President, allegedly, the foreign leader, in July a phone call.
The U. N. is the official schedule, says Trump, the Ukrainian President Vladimir Zelensky and 16 other leaders of the world Tuesday at a shareholders ‘ meeting. NBC News White House correspondent Kelly O’donnell tweeted on Friday that the White house confirmed Trump meeting with Zelensky on Wednesday.
It was not immediately clear whether the second Assembly would be a one-to meet one.
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Zelensky is also reported meeting with leaders of the Ukrainian community in the United States, the leaders of the Jewish organizations with headquarters in the United States and representatives of the American business community, O’donnell. He will also attend the world summit for Sustainable development.
A Senior White House official has Axios, that Trump will meet with Zelensky congratulate him on his victory in the Eastern European nation in the last presidential elections, and his “energy and success” in the fight against corruption. The officials said Trump will voice “his concerns about predatory Chinese economic activity in Ukraine.” Trump Route also says he would be reported to a meeting with the leaders of Pakistan, Poland, new Zealand, Singapore, Egypt, South Korea, great Britain, India, Iraq, and El Salvador, Axios.
Trump will also host a summit on Monday on the freedom of religion. His speech is said to the USA as an alternative to authoritarianism and to underline its “commitment to respect for democracy and the protection of religious freedom,” administration officials on Friday during a briefing call, according to Axios. Trump is not a U. N. conference on the same day that it is planned to focus on climate change.
A mystery whistleblower filed a complaint with the intelligence community inspector general, Michael Atkinson, on Aug. 12, detailing a “promise” Trump allegedly made to an unnamed foreign leader. The Deputy Director of National Intelligence, Joseph Maguire, has kept himself so far, the complaint by the Congress. The Washington Post and the New York Times reported on Thursday that the complaint Ukraine involved.
The Wall Street Journal reported on Friday that in July a call, Trump asked again and again, Zelensky working with Trump attorney Rudy Giuliani on 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.
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Trump called the whistleblower a partisan and dismissed the allegation as “another political hack job”, while the Democrats in Congress, the President is trying to intimidate “whistle-blowing threw” and urged the administration to hand over the complaint and a transcript of the conversation. 2020 hopefuls used the controversy as an opportunity to renew calls for impeachment.
Joe Biden, a democratic presidential candidate, has been in control for months about his past role in allegedly put pressure on the country to fire their top Prosecutor, while he was leading a corruption investigation into a natural-gas company, which had relations with his son Hunter Biden. Giuliani has proposed that Biden worked as a VP, to protect the company from the investigation.
Fox News’ Adam Shaw and Alex Pappas contributed to this report.