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Giuliani Engaged in ‘Campaign of Lies’ to Force Ukrainian Corruption Probe, Says Top State Department Official


In a newly released impeachment inquiry transcript, a top State Department official told congressional investigators that President Donald Trump tried to pressure Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy to announce a corruption investigation targeting Trump’s political foes.
“POTUS wanted nothing less than President Zelenskiy to go to [a] microphone and say investigations, Biden, and Clinton,” said Deputy Assistant Secretary of State George Kent—alluding to former Vice President Joe Biden, who may become Trump’s opponent in next year’s presidential election, and former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, who ran against Trump in 2016.
Kent added that he wasn’t certain what the deal hinged on. But …read more

Source:: Reason.com

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