A transcript of a phone conversation between US president and Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky has confirmed Trump asked Zelensky to investigate his Democratic rival, Joe Biden.
A revelation that comes as a boost to an impeachment inquiry already in motion.
The five-page conversation was released by the White House on the orders of the President, after the Democratic leader of the House of Representatives, Nancy Pelosi announced on Tuesday that the Democratic Party was launching an impeachment inquiry against President Trump, after a whistleblower’s complaint.
President Trump, who has denied any wrongdoing described the impeachment inquiry as a “witch hunt”, promising a “complete, fully declassified and unredacted transcript” release of the 25th July call.
The result of which confirms he actually pushed the Ukrainian President to investigate Joe Biden and his son, Hunter, who was an employee of a Ukrainian company.
Read the full transcript below