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Tue Oct 8, 2019, 04:55 PM

Trump's Ukraine Call Was 'Crazy' and 'Frightening,' Official Told Whistle-Blower.

Source: nyt

The whistle-blower wrote a memo describing an official who heard the call as “visibly shaken” by it.

A White House official who listened to President Trump’s July phone call with Ukraine’s leader described it as “crazy,” “frightening,” and “completely lacking in substance related to national security,” according to a memo written by the whistle-blower at the center of the Ukraine scandal, a C.I.A. officer who spoke to the White House official.

The White House official was “visibly shaken by what had transpired,” the C.I.A. officer wrote in his memo, one day after Mr. Trump pressured President Volodymyr Zelensky of Ukraine in a July 25 phone call to open investigations that would benefit him politically.

A palpable sense of concern had already taken hold among at least some in the White House that the call had veered well outside the bounds of traditional diplomacy, the officer wrote.

“The official stated that there was already a conversation underway with White House lawyers about how to handle the discussion because, in the official’s view, the president had clearly committed a criminal act by urging a foreign power to investigate a U.S. person for the purposes of advancing his own re-election bid in 2020,” the C.I.A. officer wrote.

Read more: https://www.nytimes.com/2019/10/08/us/politics/trump-ukraine-whistleblower.html?

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Tue Oct 8, 2019, 05:51 PM

1. Finally got chance to read this

in between everything else!

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Tue Oct 8, 2019, 06:10 PM

2. Nail this entire corrupt cabal to the wall. They are traitors and are intent on destroying democracy

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