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Live updates: Trump calls for Schiff's resignation, as Pelosi says Bar is a "rogue"
Meanwhile, more than 300 former US Homeland Security and Foreign Policy officials have signed a statement supporting an impeachment investigation based on Trump Zelensky's push during their call to investigate former Vice President Joe Biden, presidential contender in 2020. and his son, Hunter Biden.
● The effort to defend Trump's call with a Ukrainian leader was part of a broader effort for secrecy
● In a jumble for Trump, Giuliani engages a parade of Ukrainian prosecutors
freshmen insist on Ukraine
Complaint for reporting Official reading: Trump's July 25 telephone conversation with Zelensky
0:00: Oregon congressman accuses Trump of "treason"
Repr. Peter A. DeFazio (D-Ore.), Speaking on the floor Friday morning, accused Trump of "treason."
DeFazio referred to remarks made by Trump at a private event, where the president stated that the actions of the reporters were similar to spying or treason.
"Let's see, Russia has invaded Ukraine, Ukraine is dependent on the US for military assistance to defend itself, Trump is refusing help while asking them for dirt in his political policy," DeFazio said . "It threatens the interests of national security of the United States. If anyone commits treason and I believe this is an impossible crime, it is the President of the United States, Donald Trump.
The legislature presiding over the House reminded DeFazio not to engage in personal attacks on the President in the House Chamber.
A little later rap. Mark Meadows (RN.C.) said DeFazio had crossed the line and asked the Democrat to remind himself that "such a violation will not be tolerated in the future."
9:45 am: Trump speculates with "Cheater or spy" reported by whistleblower information
Trump speculated on Twitter on Friday morning that reporters may have received information from a "spy or spy" or "guerrilla operative." "He offered no evidence of his proposals.
" Sounding more and more like the so-called Nar. Whistleblower is not an intruder at all, "the president tweeted." In addition, all the second-hand information that turned out to be inaccurate that there might not even have been someone else, a leak, or a spy to pass it on to him or her? ] Earlier on Friday, Trump's personal lawyer Jay Sekulov claimed that the complaint was not written by the reporters.
"See the phraseology, final notes and footnotes," Sekulov said during a statement. Fox News & Fox News "This is not made by this individual. It's written by a lawyer "
9:30 pm Trump returns to Twitter, calling Schiff a" sick man "
Trump released a series of tweets in the middle of the morning, once again claiming that his conversation with Zelensky is "perfect" and once again strives for the Chairman of the House Intelligence Committee Adam B. Schiff (D-Calif.) "
" THERE IS NO FULL CONSIDERATION WITH THE PRESIDENT OF UKRAINE! "Trump said in a tweet.
Shortly afterwards, he renewed his call earlier Friday to resign Schiff over what Trump claimed to embellish Trump's conversation with Zelensky during remarks during a Thursday hearing with Acting Director of National Intelligence Joseph Maguire.  "Rep. Adam Schiff completely wrapped up my conversation with the President of Ukraine and read it to Congress and millions," Trump wrote. "He must resign and be investigated. He has been engaged in this for two years.  After hearing Thursday, Schiff explained that his resume to Trump's call "was at least a travesty."
In his tweet on Wednesday morning, Trump also stated that "Democrats should already be known as THE PARTY!" "
9 a.m. Schiff responds to Trump's call for his resignation
Schiff took to Twitter on Friday morning and to respond to Trump's call for him to resign by offering a colorful account of Trump's telephone conversation with Zelensky during a House Intelligence Committee hearing Thursday
"You committed yourself to a shake-up, to get election dirt from a foreign country. And then try to cover it up, "Schiff tweeted." But you have one right – your words don't need mockery. Your own words and deeds are mocked. But most importantly, they threaten our country. "
Schiff said on Thursday that his retelling of Trump-Zelensky's call was in part intended as a parody, which Schiff said should be obvious.
9am: The conversation continues over the claim of Flake on GOP Impeachment Votes
Buzz continued on social media Friday about former Senator Jeff Flake's (R-Ariz.) Announcement last day that at least 35 Republican senators would vote privately for the impeachment
Flake, a frequent critic of Trump, offered his assessment Thursday at the festival in Exas Tribune.
"I heard someone say that if there was a private vote, there would be 30 Republican votes. This is not true," Flake said during a Q&A session. "There will be at least 35."  The Senate's voice will be made public in every impeachment process.
8:30 am: New York cover shows Trump and Julian killing Uncle Sam
New York reveals cover his next week's magazine, which portrays Trump and his personal lawyer, Rudolf W. Giuliani, as mafia-throwing Uncle Sam from the bridge to his death.
8am: Pelosi says he's praying for Trump, asking "God to sanctify him"
During a morning television statement, Pelosi said he was praying for Trump and accused Bar. that he "came out fraud" in addressing Trump's call with Zelensky.  In the midst of discussion about her decision to initiate an impeachment proceeding against Trump, Pelosi said, "I pray that God will sanctify him so that he may see right from sin. It is very problematic. "
At other times during his appearance on Morning Joe, MSNBC, Pelosi also accused Trump of" being disloyal to his oath of office "and using taxpayer dollars to" shake "Zelensky.  Pelosi referred to the fact that Trump stopped Ukraine's military assistance during a telephone conversation with Zelensky, in which he insisted on investigating Bidens.
Trump has repeatedly said that "there was nothing quo."
During the interview, Pelosi was also heavily critical of Bar's work with the episode.
The Bar Department of Justice played a central role in delaying the disclosure of the complaint to Congressional reporters.
As acting Director of National Intelligence, Joseph Maguire testified Thursday, he consulted the Office of the Counsel for the Department of Justice, which overturned the Inspector General's decision that the complaint was an "urgent ern," a legal threshold that should will be disclosed to Congress within seven days.
"He is deceived," Pelosi says of Bar, adding, "I think where they go is a cover-up. " 7:45 am: Trump urges Schiff to" resign immediately "
Trump on Friday urges Schiff to" resign immediately "after Thursday's hearing by the House Intelligence Committee chairman offered a colorful account of Trump's conversation with Ukrainian President Vladimir Zelensky.
Ans. Adam Schiff read fraudulently to Congress with millions of people watching, a version of my conversation with the President of Ukraine that does not exist, "Trump said in a tweet. "He seemed to be reading the exact transcript of the call, but he completely changed the words to make it sound awful, and I sound guilty."
"YOU HAVE BEEN OPERATED AND MAKE IT. Therefore, Adam Schiff lied to Congress and tried to defraud the American public, ”Trump continued. "He's been doing this for two years. I urge him to immediately resign from Congress on the basis of this fraud! "
Schiff explained later during the hearing what he did.
" My summary of the President's call was intended to be at least part of the parody, "he said. "The fact that this is not clear is a separate problem in itself."
During an appearance on MSNBC's Morning Joe, Pelosi said she was "so proud of Adam Schiff" that he dealt with hearing but not hinting about the episode in question.
7:15 pm Trump makes media shifts in morning tweets
Trump makes several media shifts in morning tweets, including complaining about punctuation used in a CNN report that mentions the derogatory term he uses for House Intelligence Committee Chairman Adam B. Schiff (1965)
"To show you how dishonest the LameStream media was, I used the word Liddle," not Liddle, in the description of corrupt Congressman Liddell Adam Schiff, Trump wrote on Twitter, describing the spelling. "Low grades @CNN deliberately pulled out a dash and said I spelled the word a little wrong. A small but never extreme situation with CNN! "
Trump is actually using an apostrophe, not a dash.
In another tweet, he came out with a story by Peter Baker of the New York Times and stated that "
7 am: the White House spokesman declares those who gave information to the sender
White House spokesman Hogan Gidley denies leaks coming from the White House, calling them "dangerous" and questioning the motives of those who provided information to reporters.
During his statement to Fox & Friends on Fox News, Giddy was asked about Trump's remarks Thursday morning at the United States Mission to the United Nations, he rejected a complaint against him by intelligence agents of the intelligence community and suggested that the actions they make him "close to a spy".
"He talks about people who actually gave information on the whistle, Gidley said.
The signalman stated that the complaint was based on information from more than half a dozen US employees.
Gidley noted that transcripts of Trump's previous talks with the leaders of Australia and Mexico were also
"These leaks are dangerous," he said, adding that he was not sure why they had happened.
"Do they just want to step up their careers or be invited to cocktail parties here in DC? "He asked.
During the same interview, Jedley insisted that no one in the White House was bothered by the revelations in the signalers' report.
"No one I spoke to is concerned with this because there is nothing there," he said. "Nobody in the White House is worried about the president doing nothing wrong."
6:45 am: Democrats are tearing Trump's "threatening" comments against whistle
Someone laughs loudly during a speech by President Trump on a United States mission to the United Nations on Thursday.
Trump just wanted to find out who provided the whistle with information about his conversation with the Ukrainian president, describing that person as "close to a spy" and adding, "You know what we used to do in the old days when we were smart ? Is that correct? With spies and treason, right? We used to deal with them a little differently than we do now. "
Trump's comments, which were included in leaked videos obtained by The Washington Post and others, elicited intense reaction, with top Democrats declaring his words" threatening "and defending the whistle in the midst of a new impetus for impeachment.
"He sounds like a criminal," Senator Kamala D. Harris (D-California), the top presidential candidate, told MSNBC Thursday night. "Who came? Who gave up the goods? Let's find out who gave up the goods and make sure there is a consequence and that is serious, and let this be a lesson to everyone else. ""
Read more here.
– Alison Chiu
6:30 am: Nearly 300 former officials call Trump's actions concerning Ukraine "a deep concern for national security"
] Nearly 300 former US Homeland Security and Foreign Policy officials have signed a statement warning that Trump's actions against Ukraine are "a deep concern for national security" and are helping Congressional impeachment investigate "facts."
"To be clear, we do not want to undermine the totality of the facts or the discussion process of Congress," a statement released Friday said. "At the same time, there is no avoiding that what we already know is serious enough to merit the impeachment procedure."
The signature collection was renewed by the National Security Action, an organization founded and largely populated by employees of the Obama Administration to pay attention to Trump's "reckless leadership."
Many of the signatories are former Obama officials. But the list also includes others who have served as careers in both the Democratic and Republican administrations, including Matthew Olsen, Justice Department Chief Justice George W. Bush and director of the National Counterterrorism Center President Barack Obama.
Read more here.
– Karen DeYoung
6am: "Enough with this man," says Senator Bernie Sanders
Echoing another Democratic White House hopeful Sanders (I-Vt.) Ignited Trump during an appearance Thursday night on "The Late Show with Stephen Colbert," during which he also called the president "a spoiled brat."
"He is probably the most corrupt president in the contemporary history of this country, "said Sanders, applauding the studio audience. "I think that this Ukrainian business – using national security money to protect America's people and use it as a lever to try to stain a political opponent and then try to cover it up – is a disgrace over indignation, And I think this is a way to get millions of people to say, “You know what? Enough with this man. ""
Sanders went on to say that he did not think Trump "knew the difference between lying and telling the truth."
"I doubt very much that he understands what the Constitution of the United States of America is," Sanders said. "I don't think he understands that we have a retaliation clause that states that you can't get rich when you're president. . I don't know that he understands this. He grows up to be a very rich kid. I think he's a spoiled brat and I think he thinks he can do whatever he wants. "