After Nancy Pelosi, will announce the trial process against Donald Trump, the president through his Twitter account, said his Vice President Mike Pompeo, received permission from Ukraine to publish the transcript of the call with Zelensky, ended his tweet calling the Democrats «a total witch hunt scam.»
Donald J. Trump
Secretary of State Pompeo received permission from Ukraine Government to release the transcript of the telephone call I had with their President. They don’t know either what the big deal is. A total Witch Hunt Scam by the Democrats!
17:22 – Sep 24 2019
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This Wednesday The White House published the transcript memo of the call that Donald Trump, who made his newly elected Ukrainian colleague Volodymyr Zelensky on July 25, confirms that the US president asked him to relaunch an investigation into former Vice President Joe Biden for his role in the dismissal of the former Ukrainian general prosecutor.
«I heard they had a prosecutor who was very good and was fired and that was very unfair,» Trump said referring to former Viktor Shokin, who was removed from office by the Ukrainian parliament under pressure from US governments, his allies. Europeans and several international organizations, such as the International Monetary Fund, which criticized their poor performance in the fight against corruption.
«The other thing, we talk a lot about Biden’s son. That Biden stopped the investigation and a lot of people want to know about that, so what you can do with the attorney general will be wonderful, ”Trump said, in what is meant as the request that a foreign government open an investigation to a US citizen. . This is what Univisión reports
The conversation between the two leaders has as a backdrop the fact that Biden’s son was part of the board of a Ukrainian gas company when the now Democratic candidate was vice president of Obama. Trump wanted to know if there is any reason to suspect that Biden used his influence to stop an investigation that could affect his son.
«Biden was proudly saying that he arrested the prosecutor (Shokin), so if you can find out that … That sounds horrible to me,» Trump said.
Trump says he did not put «no pressure at all» on the leader of Ukraine
US President Donald Trump said Wednesday that he did not put «no pressure at all» on his Ukrainian counterpart, Vladimir Zelenski, to investigate former Vice President Joe Biden during a phone call, after the White House published the transcript of that contact.
«There was no pressure at all (…). This is the biggest witch hunt in American history, something embarrassing, ”Trump told reporters during a meeting in New York with Latin American leaders about Venezuela.
Here transcript of Trump and Zelensky’s call: https://www.whitehouse.gov/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/Unclassified09.2019.pdf