White House prepares for Senate trial as new evidence emerges

Democrats released new documents about the Ukraine pressure campaign from an associate of President Trump's personal attorney as the Senate trial nears.
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Neither the senate trial. Democrats bolster their case against president shop and their demands for more evidence are releasing new documents about Ukraine pressure campaign from an associate of Rudy Giuliani. Now facing charges in federal court. Our senior Nash course when kiran has the details good morning Terry. Good morning George this is on the eve of the impeachment trial this important new evidence. That show the president's personal associates. Feverishly involved in that pressure campaign in Ukraine to get Ukraine to dig up dirt. On the president's political rivals. Overnight as president of rallied his supporters. There's new evidence that sheds new light on the president's efforts to pressure Ukraine into investigating his political rivals the new evidence collected by congressional investigators comes from web harness an associate of Trump's personal attorney Rudy Giuliani. 59 pages of records including text messages emails and handwritten notes including one scrawled on hotel stationery that reads quote. Debt so let's keyed to announce that de Biden case will be investigated. And there's a letter from Giuliani requesting a meeting with Ukraine's then president elect to Lansky emphasizing. Giuliani was working in his capacity as personal counsel to president trump. And with his knowledge and consent. Democrats say the new evidence turned over by part us goes to the core of their case against president trump. Here's someone who is complying with the subpoena with explosive documentation. That shows that this has been an effort under way. Dating back to early this early last year. To be able to build a case to tear down. Biden. This was indicted with another Giuliani associate at last fall on campaign finance charges trump has tried to distance himself from both men I don't know them. I don't know about them I don't know what they do but as his lawyer Stanley attempting to undercut the president. Released this video montage on Twitter showing his client with. The president and members of his family. Also in those newly released documents another potential bomb shell. Text messages suggesting that former US ambassador mobile bondage may have been under physical surveillance. Robert Hyde a trump supporter and congressional candidate. Claim to have contact with a private security team monitoring the ambassador's moves and communications. Hide texting harnessed. If you want her out they need to make contact with security and while can't believe trump hasn't fired this. Expletive during our congressional testimony last November you Vonage said she received a call from the State Department giving her a warning. She said that they were there are concerns about my security. But it was not further explain. Ambassador Ivanovic was of course eventually fired by president trump and hustle back to Washington. For security reasons or yen more than documents may be cutting those who would impact that hasn't debatable witnesses Terry Moran thanks very much.

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