Trump to release another Ukraine call transcript on Tuesday
Trump to release another Ukraine call transcript on Tuesday
Impeachment inquiry: NSC official says Mulvaney helped coordinate Ukraine quid pro quo
10 November, 2019, 21:40
Just hours after ignoring a subpoena to appear before congressional investigators, Acting White House Chief of Staff Mick Mulvaney on Friday asked to join a federal lawsuit now considering whether current and former administration officials are required to comply with demands to testify.
On 5 November Mr Sondland abruptly changed his testimony to Congress, saying he now recalled telling a top adviser to Ukraine's President Volodymyr Zelensky that almost $400m in military aid to Kyiv would not be released unless the Ukraine government announced an investigation - that President Trump wanted - into the business dealings of Joe Biden's son, Hunter.
During the public hearings, lawyers for the committees involved in the probe, will conduct questioning for extended periods of time. Finally, Mr. Sondland concluded that Mr. Trump was withholding US military aid to force Mr. Zelensky's hand and communicated that to one of the Ukrainian's top aides. According to him, incriminating testimony from other witnesses "refreshed my recollection about certain conversations". huh, you know that testimony I just heard? He added, "To the best of my knowledge, no such actions by Ukraine were ever taken, at least in part, I believe, because of the advice I gave them".
Questions are being asked about Mr Sondland's admission that he was given a "special assignment" in Ukraine by President Trump, despite the fact that Ukraine is not in the EU.
He says the hearings will begin next Wednesday with testimonies by a top USA diplomat to Ukraine William Taylor and Deputy Assistant Secretary of State George Kent.
"I think there's more evidence to the effect that the president shook down Ukraine, tried to cover it up, and threatened to and then withheld security assistance to Ukraine than there is evidence that the sun will come up in the East tomorrow", Heck said. When you've submitted your account email, we will send an email with a reset code. A transcript of Taylor's closed-door deposition was released publicly Wednesday.
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"It just never ceases to amaze me how all of these people in every material aspect corroborate one another", Heck said.
Mr Sondland said he told a Ukrainian presidential adviser that "resumption of United States aid would likely not occur until Ukraine provided the public anti-corruption statement that we had been discussing for many weeks".
Speaking to reporters in New Hampshire on Thursday, Pence stood by Trump and said if Americans read the administration's rough transcript of the call they will find "there was no quid pro quo, the president did nothing wrong".
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"We regret Mr. Bolton's decision not to appear voluntarily, but we have no interest in allowing the administration to play rope-a-dope with us in the courts for months", a House Intelligence Committee official told the Post. Yovanovitch was ousted in May on Trump's orders and Taylor replaced her; both have testified about their concerns with the administration's policy on Ukraine.
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