Month: October 2019

Making public documents accessible through audio

7: White House letter challenges House impeachment inquiry

In the previous three episodes, this show has offered a reading of the White House memo that documented the call between President Trump and the President of Ukraine, the whistleblower’s complaint, and texts released by Congress surrounding the issue of withholding military assistance from Ukraine. On October 8, Pat Cipollone, Counsel to the President, sent…
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6: Text messages surrounding concerns of withholding military assistance from Ukraine

On October 3, 2019, three committees in the House of Representatives joined in providing an update with regard to impeachment inquiry into President Donald Trump.  Their press release states that current and former State Department officials produced documents surrounding the concern of withholding military assistance from Ukraine around the same time that the administration was…
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5: The Declassified Ukraine Whistleblower Complaint

On September 26, 2019, the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence released a declassified whistleblower complaint. The complainants letter alleged that President Trump sought to pressure the Ukrainian President to take actions to help the president’s 2020 re-election. The complaint is available via the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence, and the Intelligence Community Inspector General…
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