Politic > Donald Trump

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

6 days 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.
Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories .
In a new interview with Time and three...
Read more ...

 

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

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

6 days 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...
Read more ...

 


Search by Tags

   Donald Trump      Election  


Defense secretary orders review of security and vetting procedures following...

Defense secretary orders review of security and vetting procedures following Pensacola shooting

SIMI VALLEY, Calif. - Defense Secretary Mark Esper has ordered a review of procedures for vetting foreign nationals and security on military installations following a shooting... Read more ...

The 2 US Navy sailors being hailed as heroes in the Pensacola shooting were...

The 2 US Navy sailors being hailed as heroes in the Pensacola shooting were fresh out of military training

Two slain US service members who have been hailed for their perseverance during the mass shooting at Naval Air Station Pensacola in Florida recently finished their introductory... Read more ...

Trump Says Rudy Giuliani Will Tell Congress About His Recent Ukraine Trip

Trump Says Rudy Giuliani Will Tell Congress About His Recent Ukraine Trip

Giuliani went to Europe last week in an effort undermine the impeachment inquiry. Read more ...

Former Rep. Katie Hill says the wave of harassment she faced after alleged...

Former Rep. Katie Hill says the wave of harassment she faced after alleged revenge porn leak left her contemplating suicide

Former Rep. Katie Hill wrote a piece in The New York Times about the fallout from her resignation from Congress. In October, media outlets published leaked nude photos of Hill... Read more ...

Trump Slammed For Insisting 'Killer' Real Estate Jews Will Back Him To Save...

Trump Slammed For Insisting 'Killer' Real Estate Jews Will Back Him To Save Their Wealth

The president's comments at the Israeli American Council summit were called "vile and bigoted." Read more ...

Michael Bivins Foundation High School Basketball Classic

Michael Bivins Foundation High School Basketball Classic

BOSTON, MA DEC. 8: Michael Bivins of New Edition, looks on during a game, Sunday, December 8, 2019, in Boston, Madison Park Technical Vocational High School. Boston Public... Read more ...

Trump Unloads on Fox News

Trump Unloads on Fox News

Looks like President Trump flicked on the TV, put his feet up, and-"Pathetic!" he tweeted Sunday after seeing Rep. Eric Swalwell and other Democrats appear on Fox News, per USA... Read more ...

Trump Rages At 'Pathetic' Fox News For Putting Democrats On Air

Trump Rages At 'Pathetic' Fox News For Putting Democrats On Air

The president claimed the network "panders" to the left by having "loser" Democratic lawmakers Eric Swalwell, David Cicilline and Pramila Jayapal on air. Read more ...

How Giuliani and Barr set out to defend Trump

How Giuliani and Barr set out to defend Trump

Amid President Donald Trump's years-long quest to undermine the Russia investigation and claim “total exoneration,” a tale of two lawyers has emerged. The first - a former New... Read more ...

Ted Cruz Becomes Latest Republican To Push Ukraine Election Interference Claim

Ted Cruz Becomes Latest Republican To Push Ukraine Election Interference Claim

His comments come a week after Sen. John Kennedy claimed a former Ukrainian president "actively worked" for Hillary Clinton. Read more ...