Ukraine President rebuts Democrat whistleblowers version of Trump call
Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky told reporters on Thursday that President Trump never sought to blackmail him during the July phone call or in a September meeting.This pretty well shoots the whole Democrat case down as it also does the story told by the alleged whistleblower. Will the mainstream media continue to ignore the facts in the coup attempt? I suspect they will. They are too involved in the Democrat coup attempt to consider any countervailing information.
The Ukrainian leader said he was unaware that military aid to his country had been blocked when he spoke to Trump in July. After he was informed, he discussed the matter with during his September meeting with Vice President Mike Pence.
“I had no idea the military aid was held up. When I did find out, I raised it with [Vice President] Pence at a meeting in Warsaw,” he said.
“I told him ... please help to resolve it,” Zelenskiy recalls. “And after our meeting America unblocked the aid.”
Zelenskiy told reporters that his aim in having a phone call with Trump was to arrange a subsequent meeting and that he had asked the White House to change its rhetoric on Ukraine....
“There was no blackmail. This was not the subject of our conversation,” Zelenskiy said.
Zelenskiy said there were no conditions attached to him meeting Trump, including whether he should investigate the activities of Hunter at Burisma.
The White House published its summary of the call between Zelenskiy and Trump in September. Asked whether the Ukrainian version matched up to the U.S. one, Zelenskiy said: “I didn’t even check, but I think that it matches completely.” (Reuters)