Ex-Trump Aide Confirms Biden Probe Sought, Says Not Illegal

Tim Morrison, who stepped down from the National Security Council the day before his appearance, is the first White House political appointee to testify.

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WASHINGTON (AP) — A former top White House official confirmed Thursday that military aid to Ukraine was held up by President Donald Trump’s demand for the ally to investigate Democrats and Joe Biden, but he testified he saw nothing illegal about the quid pro quo at the center of the Democrat-led impeachment inquiry. Tim Morrison, who stepped down from the National Security Council the day before testifying, was the first White House political appointee to…

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