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Weekend Reads Trump dumps Ukraine call on Rick Perry

03:15  06 october  2019
03:15  06 october  2019 Source:   washingtonexaminer.com

Whistleblower complaint says White House officials acted to 'lock down' record of Trump-Ukraine call

  Whistleblower complaint says White House officials acted to 'lock down' record of Trump-Ukraine call Whistleblower complaint says White House officials acted to 'lock down' record of Trump-Ukraine callThe whistleblower, whose name has not been released, says he or she lodged the formal complaint because they believed that Trump was "using the power of his office to solicit interference from a foreign country" in the 2020 election. In the call, Trump discussed having Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy help investigate the Biden family's business dealings.

“President Trump ’s phone call and the allegations in the whistleblower complaint raise serious questions about the messages that were communicated Perry also “figures into” House Democrats’ subpoena of Rudy Giuliani, which requests all records pertaining to Perry ’s trip to the inauguration

Rick Perry traveled to Ukraine for Zelensky's inauguration; Mike Pence met Zelensky in Warsaw. On Trump 's orders? "President Trump 's phone call and the allegations in the whistleblower complaint raise serious questions about the messages that were communicated on behalf of President Trump to

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President Trump told Republicans that Energy Secretary Rick Perry encouraged him to have the phone call with Ukraine's president that flung his presidency into chaos.

During a conference call with GOP lawmakers in the House on Friday, Trump claimed he did not even want to have the July 25 conversation in which he urged Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky to investigate his political rivals. A clash over a U.S. intelligence official's whistleblower complaint that raised concerns about this phone call paved the way for House Democrats to launch an impeachment inquiry.

Trump's impeachment is the only option after Ukraine call transcript

  Trump's impeachment is the only option after Ukraine call transcript Trump's impeachment is the only option after Ukraine call transcriptLet us count the ways. The White House readout of President Donald Trump’s phone conversation with Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky shows that the American president has committed a multitude of high crimes and misdemeanors, all of them impeachable.

President Trump told House Republicans that he made his now infamous phone call to Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky at the urging of Energy Secretary Rick Perry — a call Trump claimed he didn’t even want to make.

Even factoring in his potential Ukraine entanglements, Perry , who oversaw a boom in wind and shale energy while governor of Texas, has had one of the most normal tenures, relatively speaking, of any cabinet-level official in the Trump White House. (And considering Perry called Trump a “cancer on

"Not a lot of people know this, but I didn't even want to make the call. The only reason I made the call was because Rick asked me to. Something about an LNG [liquified natural gas] plant," Trump said, according to the recollection of one source who spoke to Axiosand was affirmed by two others.

Trump also said, "More of this will be coming out in the next few days."

Shaylyn Hynes, a spokeswoman to Perry, confirmed that Perry urged Trump to speak with Zelensky.

“Secretary Perry absolutely supported and encouraged the president to speak to the new president of Ukraine to discuss matters related to their energy security and economic development," Hynes said. "He continues to believe that there is significant need for improved regional energy security — which is exactly why he is heading to Lithuania tonight to meet with nearly 2 dozen European energy leaders (including Ukraine) on these issues."

Trump demands Schiff resign over account of Ukraine call

  Trump demands Schiff resign over account of Ukraine call Trump demands Schiff resign over account of Ukraine call President Trump on Friday demanded House Intelligence Committee Chairman Adam Schiff (D-Calif.) "immediately" resign from Congress for reading what the congressman described as a parody of the president's phone call with Ukraine's leader that is at the center of a whistleblower complaint.In a series of tweets early Friday, Trump accused Schiff of lying to Congress and "fraudulently" reciting a version of the call that made it "sound horrible" and made the president appear "guilty.

In his interview with Ukrainian television, Mr. Sondland said the American- Ukrainian relationship was in the hands of “what are called the three amigos’’ — himself, Energy Secretary Rick Perry and Kurt D. Volker, the special representative for Ukraine negotiations. Mr. Sondland arrived in Kiev the day of

Последние твиты от Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump). 45th President of the United States of America🇺🇸. Washington, DC. The Fake News Media wants to stay as far away as possible from the Ukraine and China deals made by the Bidens.

According to notes released by the White House, Zelenksy talked to Trump about buying U.S. oil and "cooperating on energy independence" with the United States, but did not mention Perry or LNG.

Perry, a former Texas governor who briefly ran against Trump for the GOP nomination in the 2016 election, is planning to resign in the coming months before the 2020 election campaign heats up, sources told the Washington Examiner last week.

He led the U.S. delegation to Ukraine in May for Zelensky's inauguration, replacing Vice President Mike Pence, and has been asked by Democrats to provide information about his work related to Ukraine.

Trump’s ex-Russia adviser told impeachment investigators of Giuliani’s efforts in Ukraine .
Fiona Hill, who resigned from her National Security Council post earlier this year, provided roughly 10 hours of testimony.Hill, who served as the senior official for Russia and Europe on the National Security Council, was the latest witness in a fast-moving impeachment inquiry focused on whether the president abused his office by using the promise of military aid and diplomatic support to pressure Ukraine into investigating his political rivals.

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