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Trump Escalates Political Jeopardy With Release of Ukraine Call

  • Document shows president pressuring Ukraine for Biden probe
  • Uproar led Nancy Pelosi to begin formal impeachment inquiry
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President Donald Trump talks about the phone call he had with Ukraine President Volodymyr Zelenskiy. Source: Bloomberg)
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Donald Trump placed himself in deeper political jeopardy by ordering the release of a confidential memorandum recounting his July 25 call with Ukraine’s president, a document showing the president imploring the leader of a country dependent on U.S. aid to help him smear a political rival.

Read the memorandum here.