Liz Cheney: The Ukraine Call Is 'Starting To Seem Like A Political Set Up'

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The Wyoming Republican seemed to accuse House Speaker Nancy Pelosi of setting up President Trump for impeachment.

Republican Rep. Liz Cheney accused House Speaker Nancy Pelosi of orchestrating a “political set up” to take down President Donald Trump on Monday.

The Hill reported that the Wyoming lawmaker said Pelosi knew details about Trump’s phone call with Ukraine’s president — the central issue of the newly-launched impeachment inquiry into the president — before the White House made the call’s transcript public.

“.⁦@SpeakerPelosi⁩ said on 60 Minutes last night she knew the details of the classified Ukraine call before White House released transcript,” Cheney wrote on Twitter, including a clip of Pelosi’s interview. “This is starting to seem like a political set up. So, Madame Speaker, ‘what did you know and when did you know it?’”

Pelosi said during the interview that Trump called her to say his call with President Volodymyr was “perfect.”

"He told me it was perfect," she said. "'There was nothing in the call.' But I know what was in the call. I mean, it was in the public domain. He didn’t even know that it was wrong."

Reports about the whistleblower complaint, as well as the phone call that sparked it, had already leaked to the press prior to Trump’s decision to release a rough transcript.

It was this information that prompted Trump to call Pelosi last week to proclaim his innocence and attempt to ward off an impeachment inquiry — though his attempt was unsuccessful.

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Mr. Bates
Mr. Bates

I suspect a right wing deep state.

Enough
Enough

Pelosi my a**. This was a right wing set up by Pompeo and the State Dept. They invited Guiliani into it all, with a well laid out plan. They knew either him or Trump would do or say something self serving and blow it out of the water. Pompeo is looking to be POTUS. Someone should have checked the wolves already IN the hen house!

boomer49
boomer49

...and we should have faith in anything the daughter of evil incarnate has to say because...?

drballance
drballance

That has got the be the dumbest thing I've heard lately. That's so dumb it hurts and people are losing IQ points just hearing it. Pelosi set up Trump to call the Ukrainian President and try to bribe and strong-arm him? Really? Seriously?

The only reason Cheney wasn't laughed off the set was because of where she was appearing.

ktkat1949
ktkat1949

So Trump tells everyone he called the Ukraine asking them to look for dirt on Biden and she thinks it is a set up? How moronic can you bet? Oh I forgot she is Republican there is no end to how stupid they can be.

jmitzie
jmitzie

how stupid and she is a congresswoman. trump called the ukraine he said so himself. what is she talking about? also, she said the democrats are the cause the turkish government are killing the kurds. what????


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