The impeachment inquiry has uncovered at least three examples of the quid pro quo between the Trump administration and Ukraine, where US military aid and a White House visit were used as leverage to secure an announcement that Ukraine was investigating President Donald Trump’s rivals, according to documents and testimony from key witnesses.
Legal analysts and experts on the impeachment process have said the investigation doesn’t actually need to find incontrovertible proof of a quid pro quo for the House to impeach Trump.
Nevertheless, after a month of interviews with senior Trump administration officials, lawmakers have unearthed at least three examples of the quid pro quo.
- The Volker text messages
- The Trump phone call
- The Sondland pull-aside
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