The White House acknowledged Friday that Trump administration lawyers moved a record of President Donald Trump’s call with the Ukrainian president to a separate system for classified documents, CNN first reported.
An unnamed senior White House official told CNN: “NSC [National Security Council] lawyers directed that the classified document be handled appropriately.”
An administration official sent the same statement to TPM.
That appeared to be a reference to an aspect of the anonymous whistleblower’s complaint about the memorandum of the call, which contained a rough record of what was said and shows Trump pressuring Volodymyr Zelensky to investigate Joe and Hunter Biden.
The whistleblower’s …read more