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Whistleblower alleges Trump sought Ukraine meddling in 2020 elections

Trump calls inquiry a 'joke'

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Agencies Washington
A whistle-blower report released by a congressional panel on Thursday said US President Donald Trump used his office to solicit Ukraine’s interference in the 2020 election to advance his personal political interests, risking US national security.
The Democratic-led US House of Representatives Intelligence Committee released a declassifed version of the report made by the whistle-blower, which triggered weeks of controversy and prompted House Speaker Nancy Pelosi to launch a formal impeachment inquiry into the Republican president. “I am deeply concerned that the actions described below constitute ‘a serious or flagrant problem, abuse, or violation of law or executive order’ that

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First Published: Sep 26 2019 | 11:30 PM IST

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