Memo Trump prodded Ukraine leader on Biden claims

first_imgWASHINGTON — President Donald Trump repeatedly prodded Ukraine’s new leader to work with Rudy Giuliani and the U.S. attorney general to investigate Democratic political rival Joe Biden, according to a rough transcript summarizing the call released Wednesday.In the call, Trump raised unsubstantiated allegations that Biden sought to interfere with a Ukrainian prosecutor’s investigation of the former vice-president’s son Hunter.READ MORE: White House-released memo of Trump, Zelenskiy conversation“There’s a lot of talk about Biden’s son, that Biden stopped the prosecution and a lot of people want to find out about that,” Trump said to Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy.The conversation between the two leaders is one piece of a whistleblower’s complaint, which followed the July 25 call.The complaint is central to the formal impeachment inquiry launched Tuesday by House Speaker Nancy Pelosi.Michael Balsamo And Zeke Miller, The Associated Presslast_img read more

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