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Ukraine's president rejected one of Trump's main defenses for withholding military aid, but denied there was a quid pro quo

8 monthes ago   |   By Business Insider

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky pushed back on President Donald Trump repeatedly referring to his country as corrupt in defending his decision to withhold military aid from Ukraine.
The roughly $400 million in military aid was frozen under hazy circumstances, and Trump has offered an inconsistent series of defenses as to why amid the impeachment inquiry.
Zelensky also rejected the notion there was a quid pro quo linking the security assistance to investigations into Trump's political rivals.
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Ukraine's Zelensky again denies quid pro quo during Trump phone call

Ukraine's Zelensky again denies quid pro quo during Trump phone call

8 monthes ago   |   By New York Post

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky denied once again that President Trump used nearly $400 million in military aid as a bargaining chip to pressure him to launch investigations into former Vice President Joe Biden and Ukraine's role in the 2016 US election. “I did not speak with US President Trump in those terms: you give me...
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