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Politics Graham tells Pelosi GOP won't impeach Trump over Ukraine call

17:05  09 october  2019
17:05  09 october  2019 Source:   thehill.com

Graham: 'I have zero problems with this phone call'

  Graham: 'I have zero problems with this phone call' Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.), one of President Trump's most vocal defenders in the Senate, said Sunday he had "zero problems" with the phone call in which Trump suggested Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky investigate former Vice President Joe Biden's family.Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.), one of President Trump's most vocal defenders in the Senate, said Sunday he had "zero problems" with the phone call in which Trump suggested Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky investigate former Vice President Joe Biden's family.

President Donald Trump failed in his bid to undercut House Speaker Nancy Pelosi 's impeachment move by releasing an account of a call with Ukraine 's President. Republican Sen. Lindsey Graham said Democrats would be "insane" to impeach Trump over a telephone call .

Trump ’s lashing out at Romney follow the senator’s criticism of Trump ’s comments last Thursday calling on China and Ukraine to investigate Biden, a The complaint led to House Speaker Nancy Pelosi to begin an impeachment inquiry. If the Democrat-controlled House votes to impeach Trump

Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.) on Wednesday said that he is sending a letter to House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) warning that Senate Republicans won't impeach President Trump over his call with Ukraine.

Lindsey Graham wearing a suit and tie: Sen. Lindsey Graham said he wants to © Aaron Schwartz Sen. Lindsey Graham said he wants to "shed a light on all things Ukraine."

Graham, in an appearance on Fox News's "Fox & Friends," said that he was going to ask other Senate Republicans to sign a letter to Pelosi saying that they "do not believe the transcript of the phone call between the president and the Ukraine is an impeachable offense."

"They're about to destroy the nation for no good reason," Graham said. "And I want Nancy Pelosi to know that Republican senators are not going to impeach this president based on this transcript, so she can stop now before she destroys the country."

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KYIV, Ukraine (AP) — As Rudy Giuliani was pushing Ukrainian officials last spring to investigate one of Donald Trump ’s main political rivals, a group of It also raises questions about whether Trump allies were mixing business and politics just as Republicans were calling for a probe of Biden and his

House Democrats are in the early stages of an impeachment inquiry centered on Trump asking the Ukrainian government to work with his personal lawyer Rudy Giuliani to look into former Vice President Joe Biden and his son Hunter Biden. The probe will also look into allegations that the president attempted to withhold aid to Ukraine in an effort to get Kiev to launch such a probe.

Trump, according to notes of the call released by the White House, asked Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky to work with Giuliani and expressed hope that Zelensky "can look into" Joe Biden's role in the firing of a Ukrainian prosecutor.

"There's a lot of talk about Biden's son, that Biden stopped the prosecution and a lot of people want to find out about that so whatever you can do with the Attorney General would be great," Trump told Zelensky in the July 25 call.

'Zero problems': Top Trump allies say they aren't concerned about Trump's Ukraine venture

  'Zero problems': Top Trump allies say they aren't concerned about Trump's Ukraine venture "No, I don't have any problem with the call," Rep. Jim Jordan, R-Ohio, told CNN's "State of the Union.""No, I don't have any problem with the call," Rep. Jim Jordan, R-Ohio, told CNN's "State of the Union" on Sunday. "We have now seen the transcript. The president of Ukraine said that there was no pressure, he was not pushed.

Some of these involve Trump being impeached and some involve him leaving office and possibly, but not Another possibility is that the Ukraine scandal ends up playing out somewhat similarly to the Affordable Care Trump was popular with GOP primary voters back then but not overwhelmingly so.

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi argued Tuesday that President Donald Trump is trying to provoke Democrats into proceeding with impeachment , using some of her strongest language yet on the issue.

The White House ramped up the fight over the impeachment inquiry on Tuesday, sending a letter to Pelosi and the House committee chairmen overseeing the investigation saying it would refuse to cooperate further with the probe.

In the letter, the White House argued Democrats were pursuing a "constitutionally invalid" investigation of a duly elected president.

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Graham, who is one of Trump's most vocal allies on Capitol Hill, blasted House Democrats on Wednesday, saying they couldn't "care less about fairness."

"You have to have a vote to make it legitimate," he added.

Graham, who chairs the Senate Judiciary Committee, announced on Tuesday that he is going to invite Giuliani to testify before his panel. The decision marked a turnaround for Graham, who had previously called for an investigation into "all things Ukraine" but said it needed to come from outside of Congress.

"I think Rudy's got a story to tell. I want him to tell it in my committee. He'd be respectfully treated," Graham said during the Fox News interview. "At the end of the day, I am going to shed a light on all things Ukraine."

Don’t Be Surprised If Trump Is Never Impeached .
An impeachment that seemed inevitable a few days ago is looking more and more like it may never happen.Yesterday, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi announced that the House of Representatives would not move forward with a vote on impeachment any time soon. The statement comes as a month of pressure has built up behind efforts to unseat the president over a phone call with the Ukrainian president. While Democrats insist, contrary to precedent, that they do not need to hold a vote, their unwillingness to hold one may show the impeachment train is skidding off the tracks.

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