Skip to comments.Trump defends raising corruption on call with Ukraine leader
Posted on 09/23/2019 10:56:17 AM PDT by Monrose72
President Trump on Monday defended the idea of raising corruption issues with foreign leaders as he faces mounting scrutiny over whether he pressured the president of Ukraine to investigate his political rival. Trump told reporters at the United Nations headquarters in New York City that it was fair to ask about corruption when determining whether to provide aid to a foreign country, even as Democrats have raised concerns that the president threatened to withhold aid to Ukraine if it didn't investigate former vice president Joe Biden and his son. "Were supporting a country. We want to make sure that countrys honest," Trump said when asked about his call with Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky. "Its very important to talk about corruption. If you dont talk about corruption why would you give money to a country you think is corrupt?"
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The Roadrunner is about to go “beep, beep”.
Maybe Trump was the whistle-blower for Ukraine.
It wasnt the Ukrainian prosecutor who was corrupt, if was the Biden family and Hillarys State Department that was corrupt
Trump should be telling the Ukraine they are in the dog house for the foreseeable future for attempting to put Hillary in power. That as far as he is concerned they can be Putin’s bitch.
SEE SOMETHING SAY SOMETHING. I suppose that pertains to the President also or NOT.
Do we not always work with other nations in fighting organized crime?
They fell into trumps trap on this.
One thing the media will never do unless Trump brings national attention to these corrupt Democrats.
More likely a Mr. Miller.
They sure did, but you get the idea they don’t even know they fell into the trap.
Amazing. Trump, I suspect, learned a long time ago, to be very careful in his dealings with people.
Yes, he’s spent the best part of the last 25 years preparing for this job, so when they job comes around he’s ready to take on all factions including the GOP.
No way in hell any other person could have withstood this onslaught.
In the past, didn’t we encourage the Germans to pursue ex-Nazis?
It was BIDEN who threatened Ukraine with withholding US funds— IF THE PROSECUTOR pursuing his criminal partner and son was not FIRED!
Trump has threatened NO SUCH THING as withholding money from Ukraine. He wants to get Ukraine’ MONEY back from the payola extracted from them to the Bidens piggy bank!
How insanely 180 degrees from the truth these a@@ clowns are! And. they. know. it— they are LIARS!
You understand that Ukraine WANTs to reveal the clinton carpetbaggers... and 2016 election— to help trump and stick it to the clinton’s supporters— Putin’s thugs.
That was the previous Soros-supported gov't (Poroshenko). Their new president is an actual comedian by profession.
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