Trump's Ukraine scandal
Ambassador Volker, the former U.S. envoy to Ukraine, showed little interest in entertaining the GOP's Biden talking points.
Ambassador Kurt Volker said Tuesday he now remembers overhearing a discussion of investigations during a key White House meeting with Ukrainian officials on July 10.
Specifically, they used their time to smear him with unfounded accusations of leaking and dual loyalty.
Nunes avoided mentioning any of the factual issues raised by Lt. Col. Alexander Vindman during the previous hour of testimony.
They're packed with eight more witnesses with intimate knowledge of the Trump administration’s pressure campaign on Ukraine.
He managed to undercut the GOP's attempt to keep things boring.
In an initial readout from the April 21 call, the White House claimed Trump and Zelensky agreed to work together to “root out corruption.” That doesn't appear in the rough transcript Trump just released.
Trump Just Released a Rough Transcript of His First Ukraine Call Where He Talked About Beauty Pageants
The rough text of the 16-minute call on April 21 amounts to mostly pleasantries between the two presidents, and appears likely to be used by the White House as evidence that Trump had no devious intentions toward Ukraine.
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Two of the Most Damaging Impeachment Witnesses Are Testifying on Live TV. Here's What You Need to Know
Democrats are leading with two long-time State Department officials who had front-row seats to the strange machinations of Trump's pressure campaign on Ukraine.