FAST FIVE: Ukrainian Government Will 'Happily" Investigate Pro-Hillary Election Interference, President Says
During a July 25 phone call, President Trump asked Zelensky to look into various accusations of Democrat malfeasance in Ukraine, which Trump's political enemies have seized upon as the foundation of an informal impeachment inquiry against Trump. Last month, a CIA whistleblower claimed Trump abused his office by pressuring Zelensky to initiate probes into former Vice President Joe Biden and the election interference claims – suggesting that valuable US assistance was used as leverage. On Thursday, however, Zelensky insisted that there was “no blackmail,” telling reporters from AP that he learned that the US had paused nearly $400 million in military aid after the July 25 phone call. Trump asked Zelenskiy during the call to investigate Democratic rival Joe Biden, and Congressional Democrats believe Trump was holding up the aid to use as leverage to pressure Ukraine.
“We were surprised to see Alexandra's interest in Mr Paul Manafort's case.
“All ideas floated by Alexandra were related to approaching a Member of Congress with a purpose to initiate hearings on Paul Manafort or letting an investigative journalist ask President Poroshenko a question about Mr Manafort during his public talk in Washington, D.C.,” the ambassador explained.
-The Hill Chalupa, who told Politico in 2017 that she had “developed a network of sources in Kiev and Washington, including investigative journalists, government officials and private intelligence operatives,” said she “occasionally shared her findings with officials from the DNC and Clinton's campaign.” Giuliani also said that former Ukrainian prosecutor Viktor Shokin, Biden had fired, “dropped the case on George Soros' company called AntAC,” adding “AntAC is the company where there's documentary evidence that they were producing false information about Trump, about Biden.
Nellie Ohr says that there was a lot of contract between Democrats and the Ukraine.