Oleksandr Danylyuk says the requests to investigate the Bidens “rattled” Zelensky’s team and the one person in the administration he trusted was Bolton.
His flap with NPR and failure to defend Ambassador Yovanovitch may not sit well with Ukraine reformers, but they are desperate for U.S. aid—and Pompeo knows it. So they keep quiet.
The president’s lawyers opened their Senate arguments by denying the existence of a quid-pro-quo on Ukraine and questioning Democrats’ motives.
Listen to the recording, released by Parnas, of an April fundraising dinner with President Trump.
The secretary of state reportedly cursed and shouted at NPR host Mary Louise Kelly after she was asked to turn off her recorder following a heated interview.
“Why not just say, ‘Mr. Vindman and your lawyer brother, take a hike,’” Carlson fumed. “They are not in control of the government. It’s not their government.”
Mixing video, some levity, and senators’ words from the Clinton impeachment era, Democrats’ overstuffed pre-buttal sought to discredit the Trump defenders’ case before it starts.