Trump impeachment probe gains steam

first_imgFollowing a whistleblower complaint last week, Democrats are looking into U.S President Donald Trump’s request to Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy during a July 25 phone call to investigate former Vice President Joe Biden. REUTERS WASHINGTON – Two former officials whowere engaged in the Trump administration’s dealings with Ukraine will meet withU.S. congressional committees starting this week, as the impeachment inquiryinto President Donald Trump gains steam. Congressional staff was also due toattend a briefing at the Capitol on Wednesday by the State Department’sinspector general, Steve Linick, according to two sources familiar with thesituation.center_img Staff members from the Senate and Houseof Representatives Foreign Affairs and Foreign Relations, Intelligence,Oversight and Appropriations committees were invited to the briefing. Thesession was expected to address Ukraine-related documents that have beensubpoenaed by House committees. (Reuters)last_img

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