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State Department Envoy to Ukraine Resigns as Whistleblower Case Pursued

Kurt Volker, the U.S. special representative to Ukraine, resigned on Friday amid fallout from a whistleblower complaint against President Donald Trump regarding a phone call in July with Ukraine’s president.

Volker was one of five State Department officials that House Democrats said Friday that they want to depose as part of an impeachment inquiry of Trump. The whistleblower complaint focuses on Trump’s July 25 phone call with Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy.

Beginning earlier this year, Volker served as a liaison between officials in the incoming Zelenskyy administration and Rudy Giuliani, the Trump lawyer who pushed the Ukrainians to investigate Joe Biden and …read more

Source:: The Daily Signal