Was Trump Looking for Corruption or a Favor?

Trump speaks on the phone in the Oval Office. (Official White House Photo by Shealah Craighead)

Congress’s first round of impeachment hearings wound up largely focused on whether President Trump had offered a quid pro quo for receiving a favor from Ukraine, i.e. Trump would release held up military aid and other signs of US support only after Ukraine investigated a particular company that employed Joe Biden’s son, and the former Vice President’s actions as well. Aside from trying to determine if an actual…

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Nick Licata

Nick Licata

Author of Becoming a Citizen Activist, 18 year Seattle Councilmember, named progressive municipal official of the year by The Nation.

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