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AP Fact Check: Trump’s False Account of Ukraine Episode

President Donald Trump gave a false account Wednesday of some of the circumstances that got him impeached.As the Senate impeachment trial wrestled with the fate of his presidency, Trump offered distorted statements about how the episode developed. He claimed Ukraine got U.S. military aid early, when the package of assistance at the heart of the impeachment case was conspicuously late.In a claim easily refuted by the calendar, but often repeated by him nonetheless, Trump said he only released a rough transcript of his phone call with Ukraine’s president because a Democrat had misstated the content of the call. In fact, …read more

Source:: Voice of America


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