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White House aide says Trump’s Ukraine call ‘improper’


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WASHINGTON: A top White
House official with the National Security Council told lawmakers Tuesday that
US President Donald Trump’s July 25 phone call with his Ukrainian counterpart
was “improper” and “inappropriate.” “It is improper
for the president of the United States to demand a foreign government
investigate a US citizen and political opponent,” Lt. Col. Alexander
Vindman, the National Security Council’s director of European affairs, told the
House of Representatives’ Intelligence Committee.

During the call, Trump
repeatedly pressed Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky to open a corruption
probe into Democratic front-runner Joe Biden and his son, Hunter, asking for a
“favor.” He additionally asked Zelensky to probe a conspiracy theory
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