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Ukraine Envoy’s Texts Show Drama Behind Trump’s Pressure Campaign

Lordy, there are texts.
On Tuesday, the impeachment inquiry released the “full production of text messages” provided by Kurt Volker, the former U.S. special envoy to Ukraine and a key player in Trump’s effort to pressure Ukraine into providing political dirt.
House Democrats released a few crucial snippets of these text messages last month, but the full record — some 65 pages, including pictures and copies of documents, paints a fuller picture.
Here’s what’s new:
Diplomats on both sides saw Rudy as central
While Rudy Giuliani’s role in pressing various Ukrainian officials for political dirt is well known by now, the text message log makes …read more

Source:: TPM



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