The chairs of three congressional committees investigating President Donald Trump released 22-pages of text message between senior administration officials discussing Ukraine.
The document was released by House Foreign Affairs Chairman Eliot Engel (D-NY), House Intelligence Chairman Adam Schiff (D-CA) and House Oversight Chairman Elijah Cummings.
Politico reporter and MSNBC contributor Natasha Bertrand flagged some key passages.
In which Volker informs Zelensky’s aid that a Zelensky visit to Washington is predicated on convincing Trump that h… https://t.co/pVfwfciiVE— Natasha Bertrand (@Natasha Bertrand) 1570157160.0
Ambassador Taylor, Sept 1: “Are we now saying that security assistance and WH meeting are conditioned on investigat… https://t.co/0RFFWN2bpw— Natasha Bertrand (@Natasha Bertrand) 1570157574.0
Volker, July 19: “Most important is for Zelensky to say that he will help investigation—and address any specific pe… https://t.co/NdK2KM2Jfs— Natasha Bertrand (@Natasha Bertrand) 1570157749.0
Read the full document.
Needless to say, it sure doesn’t seem from these texts like Volker was trying to talk anyone down from this. https://t.co/2qQXOgqrOt— Natasha Bertrand (@Natasha Bertrand) 1570157771.0
After receiving a trove of important documents from the first of the state department witnesses, my fellow chairs a… https://t.co/E1oKTjsbzJ— Adam Schiff (@Adam Schiff) 1570156555.0