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PoliticsU.S. House committees launch probe of Trump, Giuliani and Ukraine

19:20  09 september  2019
19:20  09 september  2019 Source:   reuters.com

Giuliani claims Comey tried to 'frame' Trump after IG report

Giuliani claims Comey tried to 'frame' Trump after IG report President Trump's lawyer Rudy Giuliani accused former FBI director James Comey of trying to "frame" the president after the publication of an inspector general report found that Comey's handling of memos was in violation of FBI policies. © Getty Images Giuliani claims Comey tried to 'frame' Trump after IG report "In a case involving the President of the United States, it doesn't take a genius to figure out that what Comey was trying to do was to frame Trump," Giuliani said on John Catsimatidis' radio show that aired Sunday. "Law enforcement officers that frame people...they're horrid.

WASHINGTON — Facing withering attacks accusing him of seeking foreign assistance for President Trump ’ s re-election campaign, Rudolph W. Giuliani announced on Friday night that he had canceled a trip to Kiev in which he planned to push the incoming Ukrainian government to press ahead with

NEW YORK (AP) — Democrats denounced a plan by President Donald Trump ' s personal attorney to push Ukraine to open investigations that he hopes could benefit Trump politically, saying it was an overt attempt to recruit foreign help to influence a U . S . election.

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Three U.S. House of Representatives committees said on Monday they had begun "a wide-ranging investigation" into reports that President Donald Trump, his lawyer Rudy Giuliani and others pressured Ukraine's government to assist Trump's re-election campaign.

U.S. House committees launch probe of Trump, Giuliani and Ukraine © Reuters/ERIC THAYER FILE PHOTO - Former New York mayor Rudy Giuliani greets Republican U.S. presidential nominee Donald Trump at the Trask Coliseum at University of North Carolina in Wilmington, North Carolina

The Democratic chairman of the House Intelligence, Oversight and Foreign Affairs Committees wrote to the White House and State Department seeking records related to what they described as efforts to "manipulate the Ukrainian justice system."

(Reporting by Patricia Zengerle, Editing by Rosalba O'Brien)

Ukraine president expects Trump meeting, Donbass peace talks in September.
Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky said on Friday he expects to meet U.S. President Donald Trump in September and that peace talks to resolve Ukraine's conflict with Russia in the eastern Donbass region will also take place this month. © Reuters/Gleb Garanich FILE PHOTO: Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy delivers a speech during a parliamentary session in Kiev Zelenskiy was elected this year promising to bring peace to Donbass where Ukrainian troops are fighting Russian-backed forces in a conflict that has killed more than 13,000 people despite a notional ceasefire.

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