Speaker of the US House of Representatives, Nancy Pelosi, on Tuesday announced the launch of a formal inquiry into whether Trump should be impeached over a controversial Ukraine call.
Pelosi made the announcement after meetings with Democratic congressional leaders and working out plans to move toward impeachment proceedings against Trump over his July 25 phone call with Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy.
During the phone call, Trump allegedly sought Ukraine’s help to smear the former vice president and current front-runner for the 2020 Democratic presidential nomination, Joe Biden.
Speaking to Press TV, Mark Dankof, a broadcaster and pastor in San Antonio, Texas, said, this “is just one political theater, it is diverting people’s attention from the fact that both the Trump administration and key people in the Democratic party are moving the United States closer to World War III by going along with a very ill-advised and immoral Israeli-Saudi plan to attack Iran.”
“That is not going to happen and if he’s impeached, it would be a complete waste of time because he’ll never be convicted in the Senate and again all of this political theater is diverting attention away from the key issue of our time and that is both the Trump administration and his chief foreign policy advisors and their pro-Israeli Democrat counterparts in the other party are moving the United States ever closer to igniting a war with Iran and maybe getting WW III started.”
Trump reportedly urged Zelensky about eight times during the phone call to work with his lawyer Rudy Giuliani to investigate government corruption involving Biden and his son, Hunter.
‘Trump pressed Ukraine president to probe Biden’s son’President Trump in a July phone call repeatedly pressured the president of Ukraine to investigate Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden’s son, a report says.
The US president dismissed the Ukraine allegations as another witch-hunt attempting to smear his already tarnished reputation and damage his popularity as the Americans get closer to the 2020 presidential election.
The Pelosi’s announcement came after Trump said he would release an unredacted transcript of the call with Zelenskyy on Wednesday.
“I am currently at the United Nations representing our Country, but have authorized the release tomorrow of the complete, fully declassified and unredacted transcript of my phone conversation with President Zelensky of Ukraine,” Trump said in a tweet while at the United Nations General Assembly in New York.