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Ambassador Bill Taylor Believes Ukraine President's Denials of Quid Pro Quo, Blackmail


Added 11-14-19 10:47:01pm EST - “Taylor admitted "he has no reason to doubt" Volodymyr Zelensky's repeated denials that there was pressure, conditions, or blackmail.” - Breitbart.com

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Posted By TheNewsCommenter: From Breitbart.com: “Taylor Believes Ukraine President's Denials of Quid Pro Quo, Blackmail”. Below is an excerpt from the article.

The admission by U.S. Ambassador to Ukraine Taylor contradicts allegations that he himself promoted, suggesting that Trump pressured Zelensky to investigate White House hopeful Joe Biden and his son’s relation to corruption-linked Ukrainian company Burisma.

Some Democrats, however, are beginning to argue that Trump’s so-called quid pro quo campaign evolved beyond the July 25 call, a convenient assertion by the president’s detractors to make sure that something sticks hard enough to embolden efforts to remove him from office.

Taylor and top State Department official George Kent testified in the first public impeachment probe hearing this week.

Rep. John Ratcliffe (R-TX) acknowledged that the House Democrats’ relentless impeachment probe — mainly based on the July 25 call for now — deems Zelensky a liar by default because the Ukrainian president has repeatedly denied that Trump did anything wrong or illegal.

The Ukrainian president stood in front of the world press and repeatedly consistently, over and over again interview after interview said he had no knowledge of military aid being withheld, meaning no quid pro quo, no pressure, no demands, no threats, no blackmail, nothing corrupt.

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