- Democratic reporter Peter Welch had the perfect answer when GOP Representative Jim Jordan suggested in an impeachment hearing Wednesday that an anonymous signal officer should testify before Congress.
- "This anonymous, so-called whistle blower, without first-hand knowledge, who is addicted to the president who worked with Joe Biden, who is the reason we all sit here today, we will never get a chance to question this man." said Jordan.
- "I'll be glad the person who started it, everybody comes in and testifies – President Trump is welcome to take his place right there," Welch shot.
- Two State Department officials confirmed the complaint in the complaint that Trump was using "the power of his office to seek foreign state involvement in the 2020 election."
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When GOP Representative Jim Jordan of Ohio offered a public hearing Wednesday that Av Thor of an anonymous complaint from President Donald Trump, he has to testify to the committee, Democratic reporter Peter Welch of Vermont is ready to pass.
Jordan, a member of the House Committee on Oversight and Reform, called for the whistle to come before the committee and further questioned their credibility.
"This anonymous, so-called whistle blower, without first-hand knowledge, is prejudiced against the president who worked with Joe Biden, which is the reason we all sit here today, we will never have the chance to question this man "
" We will not get to check his credibility, his motivations and his biases, "Jordan continued, adding," It's a sad day for this country. "
" I tell my colleague, I will be glad that the person who started everything comes in and testifies. President Trump is welcome to take his seat right there, "Welch shot at Jordan, prompting a chorus of laughter
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In early September, a complaint filed by a member of the intelligence community, signaled a whistleblower, said that in a series of events ending with a July 25 conversation with Ukrainian President Vladimir Zelensky, Trump used "his cabinet's power to seek intervention from a foreign country in the 2020 US election. "
The complaint details that Trump, days after withholding nearly $ 400 million in military service
Hunter Biden served on the board of Burisma Holdings, a Ukrainian oil and gas company from 2014 to 2007, to pressure the Ukrainian government to investigate Former Vice President Joe Biden and his son Hunter 2019. Trump and his allies have accused Biden of using his power as vice president to urge Ukraine to fire a prosecutor investigating Burma to protect Hunter.
The complaint of the nt reporters is confirmed by the White House's summons on the July 25 call, the White House staff themselves and the sworn testimony of several career diplomats and national security officials.
Numerous diplomats have testified on both oaths and in public sessions that the Trump administration has explicitly conditioned the cancellation of Zelensky's military aid by publicly announcing Burma's investigations and discredited conspiracy theories that Ukraine has interfered with in elections. 2016 to benefit Hillary Clinton.
During Wednesday's hearings, Bill Taylor, the acting US ambassador to Ukraine, and George Kent, a State Department official, added even more horrifying details to the allegations.
Taylor testified that the White House actually refused assistance in return for investigations and that it was "alarming" because the withholding of military assistance put "lives at risk."