Taylor: Trump Was More Concerned With Biden Probe Than Ukraine-Russia Conflict

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“Top US diplomat to Ukraine Bill Taylor: “Sondland responded that President Trump cares more about the investigations of Biden, which Giuliani was pressing for." https://t.co/mCmvquMxP1”

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Acting U.S. Ambassador to Ukraine William Taylor said his staff member was told that Trump's concern was a Biden probe.

Ambassador to the European Union Gordon Sondland told a member of William Taylor's staff that the president was more concerned with the Ukraine's investigation into former Vice President Joe Biden and his son than the country's confrontation with Russia.

According to The Hill, Taylor said in his written remarks: “Ambassador Sondland called President Trump and told him of his meetings in Kyiv. The member of my staff could hear President Trump on the phone, asking Ambassador Sondland about ‘the investigations.’”

“Ambassador Sondland told President Trump that the Ukrainians were ready to move forward. Following the call with President Trump, the member of my staff asked Ambassador Sondland what President Trump thought about Ukraine. Ambassador Sondland responded that President Trump cares more about the investigations of Biden, which [Trump attorney Rudy] Giuliani was pressing for," Taylor continued.

He indicated that last month during his closed-door testimony, he was unaware of the details and included them on Wednesday for "completeness."

“I reported this information through counsel to the State Department’s Legal Adviser, as well as to counsel for both the Majority and the Minority on the Committee. It is my understanding that the Committee is following up on this matter,” Taylor said.

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Cobragirl
Cobragirl

Trump is Putin’s puppet. This is what Hillary said during her 2016 debate with #TraitorTrump. I knew she was right then. The fact that so many Republicans are supporting Trump knowing what he’s done and is still doing, shows that they are all partisan traitors to the USA.


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