White House Release Shows Trump Asked Ukraine To ‘Look Into’ Investigation Of Biden’s Son | MSNBC

White House Release Shows Trump Asked Ukraine To 'Look Into' Investigation Of Biden's Son | MSNBC 1


President Trump, in a phone call with Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy, asked him to look into why that country’s top prosecutor apparently had ended an investigation of the business dealings of Joe Biden’s son. Aired on 9/25/19.
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White House Release Shows Trump Asked Ukraine To 'Look Into' Investigation Of Biden's Son | MSNBC

83 Comments on "White House Release Shows Trump Asked Ukraine To ‘Look Into’ Investigation Of Biden’s Son | MSNBC"

  1. Mauricio Palacios | September 25, 2019 at 10:53 AM | Reply

    “The White House released the transcripts”. He doctored s weather map; you don’t think he’ll doctor a transcript??

    • @Rafael Cazares That is exactly where the transcript came from.

    • @Ann Owens Biden is part of an investigation involving strong arming a foreign country for money and to cover for Hunter’s crimes.

    • @ghost indahouse Nothing Trump said was an admission of crime.Biden was not cleaning up corruption.He and Hunter were the corruption and that prosecutor was hot on their heels.

    • Do any of you liberal morons on this thread feel Hillary Clinton should’ve been investigated for what she did?? Of course not because you are all hypocrites! That’s why we are not going to see another Democrat in the White House for probably 15 to 20 years! Get ready for four more years of Trump baby! #MakeAmericaGreatAgain

  2. Just read the transcript. Literally asked Ukraine to investigate Biden, and talk to Giulliani. G is not a gov’t official. He is Trump’s personal lawyer. Trump is F—ed.

  3. We want to hear from the whistleblower. We can’t believe anything about this transcript. Why? Because trump has control over what they released.

    • @Kevin Mcneil Oh well, I’m glad he isn’t holding anything back, because what he did is a high crime and misdemeanor… using his position to fruther his own political agenda. Whataboutism doesn’t change anything: Trump just confessed to a major crime. He said he’s guilty. There isn’t much you can do to spin that.

    • @Painkiller Jones I did read it, yes, and it’s very damaging to the President’s allegations. It basically confirms his confession of having put pressure on Zelenskyy to further his own personal political agenda. He’s guilty as sin, and he’s admitted it.

    • @Kevin Mcneil Obama did not hate white people. Obama did not bully everybody who disagreed with him. Obama had control over his facial expressions. Obama did not call people foul names all the time. Obama did not lie very time he talked. Trump tweets twenty tall tales weekly

  4. Stop calling it a transcript. It’s a memo written by the White House. And even the memo is damning, just imagine how bad the actual transcript is. Regardless, only the full whistleblower report will do, not selective releases of conversational memos.

    • This is the full complete part of the transcript where he discusses the investigation. The rest of it has nothing to do with the complaint.

    • How is it damming in any way.It is a transcript and there are audio recordings to back it up.Your media generated cognitive dissonance is clouding your ability to accept facts.

    • @You It does not exist except in the minds of those that accept media propaganda.

    • ​@Nhung Ngo NOT 1 person has told me what crime he commited yet lol bunch of babies you all are

  5. That’s one call. What about the other calls? Well the actual whistleblower will speak up on Thursday.

    • @Simon HomeintheEarth He is a member of the intelligence team…. doing his job very well! Investigator! Think that’s as high as you can go!

    • Remember when Trump asked if we could nuke a hurricane? Trump said that to figure out who was leaking info. Trump trolls ppl. Idiots fall for it hook, line, and sinker! Impeach Trump to ensure he gets re-elected

    • CaptainSpauIding | September 25, 2019 at 11:10 PM | Reply

      Leeanne Dowdell that matters not as the transcript is already out, and it’s a non issue.
      The senate won’t impeach Trump even if they had something. End of story.

    • Right. What about the tooth fairy, Santa and the Easter Bunny 🐰

  6. If there’s nothing to hide why not just release the Whistleblower’s Complaint?

    • * Classified * TS clearance require.

    • Troy Cartwright | September 26, 2019 at 7:07 AM | Reply

      @Cynical_Critic well now that the transcript has been released turns out the whistleblower was correct…

      You trumpies are just too damned dumb….

    • @95alive Because it was stated as much by people who do work in the administration.

    • @Troy Cartwright Was that supposed to be your big GOTCHA moment? The transcript has been released, but as I mentioned before, your confirmation bias has you seeing things that are not there. People are attributing to Trump things that he didn’t say by implying that by withholding aid from Ukraine could only be motivated by his desire to force a specific action by the Ukraine Government. An assertion that they deny. Never mind that fact that Biden did just that and then went around bragging about it. Something that no one would probably know about it if he didn’t say it himself. Then you resort to Ad hominems about Trump supporters. Even though you don’t know whether or not I actually support Trump. It couldn’t be that I believe that Liberal and Progressive Democrats have played themselves over and over for some Manually Stimulated Sense of Self Gratification.

      So lets break this complaint down. The supposed Whistleblower is someone without direct first hand knowledge with unknown political biases who received this information from one or more unknown individuals with unknown political biases, claiming that Trump was attempting to pressure Ukraine to investigate a potential political rival. Something that could have amounted to a Campaign Finance Violation. Nevermind the fact that Biden was the Vice President for the previous Administration and that the Obama Administration leveraged foreign intel initially paid for by someone until it was eventually dropped and picked up by the DNC. Nevermind that fact that Biden pressured Ukraine to remove the Prosecutor investigating the company that his son worked for by withholding foreign aid, by his own admission. Only for people to bring into question the validity of the transcripts released about the phone call that Trump had with the Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelesky because of a policy change enacted after the impeachment of Nixon and applies to every President until now. This implies, without evidence, that Trump had the ability to alter those notes or influence the way in which they were taken. Only for the Department of National Intelligence under the Trump Administration to deem the complaint concerning, prompting a referral to the DOJ for investigation into the matter. The latter of which, determined that there was no grounds for an investigation because criminal behavior could not be found. Now we are looking at a 3rd attempt to impeach the President, calls for which began before he ever entered office, beginning before the results of Muller’s special investigation were ever released. An investigation that by Muller’s own admission, found no collusion between any American citizen, including the President, and a foreign government. Only to be revived again by this complaint.

      The Democratic Party has Cried Wolf so many times now that it is hard to take any allegations against this president seriously anymore. I am luke-warm on Trump to begin with. I did not vote for Trump in the previous election. But, I will this time. As a matter of fact, because of the actions that the Democratic Party has taken recently, I will probably vote Republican for the rest of my life. Regardless of the fact that before now I used to identify with the moderate wing of the Democratic Party.

  7. What happened to the 8x? This is incomplete.

  8. Commodore RuhRoh Raggy | September 25, 2019 at 11:07 AM | Reply

    This is not a verbatim transcript. This is a recollection of notes from people who were monitoring the convo.

    Not an official full unredacted transcript.

  9. Providing the whistle blower complaint to Congress is NOT optional. It is the LAW.

  10. Dorothy Kirkland | September 25, 2019 at 11:14 AM | Reply

    What got me is AG Barr has been mentioned in the report. House must call Barr to the Hill for questions.

  11. Bill Barr was Hired for One Purpose and One Purpose Only…To be Trump’s Personal Fixer

  12. In the words of Emporer Palpatine *So its treason then!*

    • what’s the punishment for treason again?

    • @Joy Brautigam it’s a capital offense. Even the word ‘capital’ refers to the place where the offenses would most readily take place.

    • It’s only treason if Russia was an enemy State at the time of collusion…..Russian paid trolls were working with the Russian military during the 2015 -2016 Presidential primaries and election….Was it an act of aggression on Russia’s behalf and when did Trump find out about it.

  13. I think if there’s anything that we’ve learned from Trump over the last three years its that this is not the full transcript. Nixon did the same exact thing.

    • Emperor Kim Jong-un | September 26, 2019 at 8:37 AM | Reply

      And we got the biden ‘transcript’ on tape 😉 Sit down

    • @Phillip Scott Well, you called it!
      Worse, even. It just came out now that someone was asked to REMOVE the original data from the main server!!!
      For that to happen, there ARE logs that are linked to the user account accessing this folder.
      For that to disappear, if it does, would mean that even the systems admins are involved in this massive cover up.

      Just when we think this administration (read, collection of criminals) couldn’t get worse, the depth of the corruption, obstruction and cover up just gets worse and worse.

    • @Blondie SL So now, you believe everything.?

  14. Like a drowning victim trying to keep their head above water, just keep draining the swamp…

  15. The full complaint must be terrible because that white house memo is terrible

    • @First Last See? You have no comprehension, do you? I was addressing someone who can’t see the forest for the trees. You, on the other hand are a Russian troll’s dream.

    • @Xymo Nau what you did was dodged the question and we all know it. How about you drop the name calling and man up? Is that too much to ask? Yes, yes it is.

    • @First Last Listen, you and that other person listened to the same thing I did. I can see so much that is corrupt in it, you and the other person can’t. But most Trump supporters simply WON”T see. They choose blinders. Casting pearls before swine is a waste of time.

    • Sanctum Sanctorum | September 25, 2019 at 10:10 PM | Reply

      @First Last

      Maybe asking foreign powers to investigate your political adversaries is copacetic in Russia but it don’t go over to well here in the land of the free boyo!

      Ruck Fussia and Truck Fump!

  16. We need the phone calls and to hear from the wistleblower. No transcripts.

    • @CaptainSpauIding Naw slow people are people who believe that China is paying for the tariffs and Mexico paid for the wall. That must be you. I’m the other guy.

    • @Rebecca Miller Trump also said in a tweet that Obama cut the military & was talking to the Taliban. Which he literally did both in one week. Don’t get me wrong there are a couple of things he’s done right. Like not allowing men like Lindsey Graham to manipulate him into another endless war for Israel. Over a unmanned drone that we would’ve shot down too if it was flying collecting intelligence on us. This impeachment stuff is just stupid. Not because I’m a Trump slave automatically supporting him no matter what he does. But because I think it’s a waste of time. We already know that the Republicans in the Senate (some hate him) are cowards and won’t vote him out. So ultimately it’s a symbolic victory without the payoff of the trophy. But let’s just say the Democratic party got the best possible scenario. A real impeachment. Pence would just give him a full pardon anyway. If the liberals were thinking it’s better to not impeach. Get out the vote(the electoral college is horrible)…go with the moderate democrat. Vote him him out. Freeze all family assets. Then you can prosecute him preferably in separate cases. But a impeached Donald Trump would be more of a distraction and a liability than he his now. He would figuratively usurp the new president. Mock people and reveal intel on Twitter. Because he’s clearly demonstrated that he has no discipline. Even our own allies don’t know where the United States stand on many issues. Because he’s erratic and all over the place. We can’t go 48 hours without some kind of Trump drama. Sure I know what the average Trump loyalist will say.”Trump is a victim..it a witch hunt.. Trump is a victim!” Bla bla bla. I’ve never seen so many grown men ready to grovel and compromise their own principles. In order to be in the tribalism of Trump worship.

    • Whistleblower as threatened to resign his position if he is NOT allowed to tesify to Congress. We will be hearing from him.

  17. Lol…American elected criminal, and you are still trying to police crime in other parts of the world??? Sick!!!

  18. A joint production of the Don-The-Con and William-The Low-Barr. No credibility whatsoever,

  19. If you would have done your job Trump wouldn’t have to ask Ukraine to do the reporting for you.

    • walkinondamoon1 | September 25, 2019 at 4:33 PM | Reply

      @Rene Curry how is it cheating? NYTimes had an article about this Biden Ukrain with Atterny general of Ukrain loosing his job over the probe into that Biden company. That was in February. Its not something Trump made up. At worst alegations are false, result of bad reporting. If true you d rather Biden jr. not be accountable for his actions? Better to be investigated and truth found out. Or not?

    • @walkinondamoon1
      👄Your facts and timeline are all screwed up!! Do research rather than just listening to WH BS!!!

    • walkinondamoon1 | September 25, 2019 at 5:30 PM | Reply

      @Rene Curry i actually did my own little investigation. One note im an independant leaning left so dont confuse this with ideological loyalty. Did you even see that article from the Times?

  20. Above All, United | September 25, 2019 at 2:49 PM | Reply

    Lmao this is the doctored version that makes trump look good? Full transcript must be juicy

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