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These Are The Trump-Desired Quid Pro Quos State’s Ukraine Officials Were Pushing

President Trump has repeatedly claimed that there were no “quid pro quos” in his push for Ukraine to investigate Joe Biden’s family. But now the exact quids and quos of the pressure campaign are clear, following the release of text messages related to the scandal.

On Thursday evening, House Democrats released texts from Trump’s top diplomats in the region that revealed the scrambling that ensued to ensure that Ukraine met Trump’s expectations that the country dig up dirt on one of his leading rivals.
The exchanges showed that there were concrete “deliverables” — as a Trump donor-turned-ambassador called them — that Ukraine …read more

Source:: TPM