Diplomat Had ‘Clear Understanding’ of Ukraine Quid Pro Quo

William Taylor told the investigators he understood that the security assistance, and not just a White House meeting for Ukraine’s new president, was conditioned on the country committing to investigations of Joe Biden and also Democrats’ actions in the 2016 election.

  • Published 6 November 2019

WASHINGTON (AP) — House Democrats released the transcript of a closed-door interview of a key State Department witness who recounted to Congress his “clear understanding” that military aid was withheld from Ukraine in exchange for a pledge by the country to investigate Democrats for President Donald Trump. William Taylor told the investigators he understood that the security assistance, and not just a White House meeting for Ukraine’s new president, was conditioned on the country committing… Read at AP News