In a preview of what is to come, lawmakers leading the probe released testimony that showed the top US diplomat in Ukraine, William Taylor, believed a White House-led effort to pressure Kiev to investigate Ukrainian energy company Burisma was motivated by a desire to help Trump win re-election next year.
Biden is a top contender for the Democratic nomination and could encounter Trump in the standard election up coming calendar year.
The Trump camp says the House impeachment probe is all fragment of the left's long-working "witch hunt" against the president - and is selling "Quit the Witch Hunt" shirts for $30 a pop. "The last President ...", Conway began.
In light of President Trump's impeachment proceeding's, he continues to be compared to President Nixon.
USA government officials have since stepped forward in the impeachment inquiry and testified that the Trump administration wanted Ukraine to announce the investigations in order to resume the $400 million in security aid that the United States had paused.
Taylor said he was told by Gordon Sondland, the USA envoy to the European Union, that Trump "was adamant" that Zelenskiy personally announce the investigations of Burisma and pursue a debunked conspiracy theory about the 2016 election. "The Russians are paying attention".
Delaying the votes for impeachment is a smart move on Pelosi's end, as of now, these offenses that are against Trump will count towards reasons as to why Trump should be removed from office.
According to a POLITICO/Morning Consult survey released on Wednesday, 56 percent of voters expect the president to be reelected next year, including 85 percent of Republicans and 51 percent of independents.
"President Trump never said to the Ukrainian President 'do this and you'll get your aid.' It is simply not here", Conway told CNN's Dana Bash, referencing Trump's demand that Ukraine investigate Joe Biden and his son for alleged corruption.
Rep. Steve Scalise (R-La.) also dismissed allegations of the president engaging in activities that involved a quid pro quo, saying during an appearance on ABC's "This Week" that President Trump talked about other things over the phone with Zelenskiy.
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