MADRID, Sep 24 (EUROPE PRESS) –
The president of the House of Representatives of the United States, Nancy Pelosi, announced on Tuesday that the agency will open a formal investigation to determine whether the president, Donald Trump, should be put to a political trial.
Pelosi has said in a brief statement that “this week, the president has admitted that he asked the president of Ukraine (Volodimir Zelenski) to carry out actions that would benefit him politically.”
“The actions taken today by the president have seriously violated the Constitution, especially when he says: 'Article 2 says I can do what I want,'” he said.
In this regard, he stressed that “the actions of the Trump Presidency have revealed the dishonest fact of the president's betrayal of his oath of office, a betrayal of national security and the integrity of the elections.”
“Therefore, I announce today that the House of Representatives will move forward with an official investigation into an impeachment,” he said. “The president must be accountable. No one is above the law,” Pelosi said.
The House of Representatives, where the Democrats have a majority, will analyze whether Trump tried to get help from the Ukrainian authorities in a case against Joe Biden, a favorite among the ranks of the Democratic Party for the 2020 presidential.
Trump has immediately charged against the announcement and has lamented that “on such an important day at the United Nations, with so much work and so much success, the Democrats have to ruin it on purpose with more breaking news about the stupid witch hunt.”
“They haven't even seen the transcript of the conversation (which he had with Zelenski). A total witch hunt,” he said through Twitter. “Presidential harassment,” he denounced.
Just a few hours earlier, Trump had announced that he authorized the publication of the contents of his telephone conversation with Zelenski, in the face of criticism against him.
“I am currently in the United Nations representing our country, but I have authorized the publication tomorrow of the complete, totally declassified and unwritten transcript of my telephone conversation with President Zelenski of Ukraine,” he said.
In a series of messages on his Twitter social network account, Trump said “it can be seen that it is a very friendly and totally appropriate call.” “There was no pressure and, unlike Joe Biden and his son, there was no 'quid pro quo',” he said.
“This is nothing more than a continuation of the greatest and most destructive witch hunt of all time,” said the US president.
“The Democrats are so focused on harming the Republican Party and the president that they are unable to do anything because of it, including gun control legislation, lowering the prices of prescription drugs, infrastructure, etc. This is very bad for our country, “he settled.
THE TRUMP REQUEST
According to several media reports, Trump asked Zelenski in that conversation to investigate whether Biden, a favorite in the Democratic Party's primary elections in 2020, had pressured Ukraine during his time as vice president so that a business operation that affected business was not examined. Your son Hunter.
The Ukrainian authorities defended on Monday the transparency of all the investigations they carry out, following the controversy generated in the United States by the call.
An adviser to the Ukrainian president, Andriy Yermak, has assured the portal 'lb.ua' that he has already transmitted to Trump's lawyer, Rudolph Giuliani, that any investigation would be done in accordance with the law.
“We can guarantee that our mandate, all investigations will be conducted transparently,” he said. “These are the fundamental principles and the bases by which President Zelenski campaigned,” Yermak said.