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Pompeo Argues Trump-Ukraine Call Is Merely ‘The Nature Of Politics, Of Power’

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo downplayed President Donald Trump’s attempt to pressure Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky into investigating his political rivals as business as usual on Monday.

CNBC’s “Closing Bell” host Wilfred Frost pressed Pompeo on the infamous call between Trump and Zelensky, during which the President pushed Zelensky to open an investigation into Joe Biden and the DNC while the two leaders were discussing military aid to Ukraine.
“Was the Trump-Zelensky call that you heard and the others you heard in fact the norm, not the exception?” Frost asked. “And that people should just accept that and get used to that’s …read more

Source:: TPM



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