This isn’t about him being above politics. This is his politics."
We call on our colleagues in Congress to consider the use of all congressional authorities available, including inherent contempt."
Now, we join as a unified group to uphold that oath." #ImpeachTrump
Trump ordered a hold on military aid days before calling Ukrainian president to pressure him 8x to investigate Biden's son, officials say washingtonpost.com/national-secur…
Trump admits he blocked aid to Ukraine a week before his call with Zelenskyy
"EU has given $3.63 billion in financial assistance to Ukraine since 2014 - the largest amount to any non-EU country. A further $550 million is conditional on Ukraine implementing reforms." reuters.com/article/us-ukr…
To delay or to do otherwise would betray the foundation of our democracy."
A profound disservice to his constituents and the country.
Trump whistleblower scandal, explained from Ukraine
Senior officials at State were read in on Giuliani’s calls with Volker and Sondland."
It’s all right here, right here."
Trump: "Germany does almost nothing for you. All they do is talk"
Zelenskiy: "Yes you are absolutely right. Not only 100%, but 1000%. I did talk to Merkel & Macron and I told them they are not doing quite as much."
EU: $16.5 billion in grants and loans to Ukraine since 2014
US: $1.9 billion
S/he named multiple WH officials as witnesses to Trump's misconduct who could corroborate the complaint to the IC IG nytimes.com/2019/09/25/us/…
"The transcript contained a footnote that said it was not “verbatim,” and it contained ellipses.
And Engel’s memo, dated Sep. 24, said in a footnote it was a revision of an original from Sep. 3."
House officials had intervened to "lock down” all records of the phone call, especially the
official word-for-word transcript of the call.
WH officials were "directed” by WH lawyers to
remove the transcript from the computer system."
did not want to meet with Zelenskyy until he saw how Zelenskyy "chose to act" in
A meeting or phone call between [Trump] and
Zelenskyy would depend on whether Zelenskyy showed willingness to "play ball." #WhistleblowerComplaint
His incitement has a receptive audience.
Trump told Lavrov & Kislyak he wasn’t concerned about Moscow's interference in US election washingtonpost.com/national-secur…
NB: the American press was barred from that meeting, but not Russia’s. nytimes.com/2017/05/10/us/…
It is unusual for Schwartman to dispute Trump’s description of the supposed exchange."
@GOPLeader: You just added another word.
Pelley: No, it's in the transcript.
McCarthy: He said "I'd like you to do a favor though"?
Pelley: Yes, it's in the White House transcript.
The 3 attorneys were working "off the books" – not within the Trump administration – and only the president knows the details of their work." foxnews.com/politics/giuli…
And like that call, the discussion with Morrison shows Trump using high-level diplomacy to advance his personal political interests."
It was not Barr’s first trip to Italy to meet intelligence officials."
"Trump’s fixation on discovering and discussing the identity of the whistleblower, whose anonymity is protected by law, was seen as a brazen move for a president under scrutiny for abuse of power."