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Dems’ Star Impeachment Witness Drops Shocking Admission

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The top American diplomat to Ukraine admitted before the House Intelligence Committee on Wednesday that he did not have firsthand knowledge of an alleged quid pro quo involving President Donald Trump.

Bill Taylor has previously testified about an alleged quid pro quo demand from Trump to Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky.

In large part due to Taylor’s testimony, Democrats have claimed Trump planned to withhold military aid from Ukraine until that nation’s government investigated former Vice President Joe Biden and his son Hunter.

While he was vice president, Joe Biden pressured Ukraine to fire a prosecutor who had investigated Burisma Holdings, an energy company where Hunter served on the board.

But the U.S. military aid to Ukraine was released in September without Ukraine launching an investigation into the Bidens.

Under questioning from Daniel Goldman, the lead counsel for House Intelligence Chairman Rep. Adam Schiff, Taylor admitted his knowledge of an alleged quid pro quo was not firsthand.

“Regardless of what you call it, whether it’s a quid pro quo, bribery, extortion, abuse of power of the office of the presidency, the fact of the matter, as you understood it, is that security assistance and the White House meeting were not going to be provided unless Ukraine initiated these two investigations that would benefit Donald Trump’s re-election,” Goldman said.

“Is that what you understood the facts to be?” he asked.

Taylor then admitted he had heard this from others.

“Mr. Goldman, what I can do here for you today is tell you what I heard from people,” Taylor replied. “In this case, it was what I heard from [U.S. Ambassador to the E.U. Gordon] Sondland. He described conditions for the security assistance and the White House meeting in those terms.

“That is — they were dependent upon, conditioned on pursuing these investigations.”

Taylor acknowledged that he heard something similar from Tim Morrison, who until last month served as the top Russia and Europe adviser on the National Security Council.

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The fact that Taylor had no firsthand knowledge of an alleged quid pro quo has actually been reported before.

“Mr. Taylor neither described any direct conversation with Mr. Trump himself nor made any reference to documents or recordings that would explicitly implicate the president. Instead, he provided a road map for investigators by quoting others around Mr. Trump describing his actions and statements,” The New York Times reported last month following Taylor’s closed-door testimony.

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20 Comments
  • Whisp says:

    Just more witchhunt by the desperate Dems. I’m sick of it. Trump is our president. Let him alone

  • Andie says:

    facebook won’t let me download this because they say it has abusive language. Yeah, right!!!!. This is just the beginning.

    • Eleanor Cummings says:

      And I have a 30 day block for something against their ”community standards”. Strange, I don’t cuss, use foul or racist language (which I see on Fakebook all the time) yet I’m blocked for posting something about Obama. Why? Because I’m a Constitutional Trump conservative!!

      • chrisVN says:

        Same here, 2 post this week, they won’t say WHY it goes against fb bias, “Community standards”, and when you complain, ” There was a problem with this request. We’re working on getting it fixed as soon as we can “. BUT, just post this again in the comments, and it gets through.

      • Patriot says:

        Obviously, Freedom of Speech does not apply to us…..only to the Democrat Socialist Commies…..and they can lie, cheat and destroy U.S. Citizens’ live at the click of the keyboard!

      • Robert R Wynn says:

        Yea they did that to me once also Obama.

      • Sandy Miller says:

        Eleanor Cummings. You hit the proverbial nail straight on the head.”Because you are a Constitutional Conservative” is exactly why you are blocked. The more Mark Zuckerberg swears that he is not anti-conservative/anti-Trump the more he proves that is what he is. I either get blocked/banned/warned/ my post removed constantly over most things I post which are truths.

      • MR. Garcia says:

        By the time the election rolls around in 2020 they will have most of the conservatives banned from social media.. I’m thinking 80 to 90%.

    • Robert R Wynn says:

      Your right but I just sent the Video and it posted post the video

  • Patriot says:

    The Dem Socialist Commies are doing all of the witch hunting to keep the AG and DOJ attention off of their corrupt, criminal escapades over the years!

  • Michael says:

    I don’t know about you but I’m sick of all the liberal B.S. . Impeachment hearing , social media , lie’s , double standards , and especially Adam Schiff and Nancy Pelosi , And Jerry Nadler .

  • 2WarAbnVet says:

    My goodness! The ‘peachment just ain’t looking all that peachy.

  • wendy bass says:

    Has anyone had a problem with sharing these articles to facebook? It won’t let me. Said others on FB said the content in these articles are abusive!! Truth hurts, I guess.

  • Eddie Riley says:

    He heard it from a friend who heard it from a friend who heard it from a friend that you’d been messin’ around. REO speedwagon years ahead of it’s time. This impeachment hearing is the most pathetic political maneuver I’ve ever seen tried. Let’s see if I can solve this: I did it! I was the one who colluded with Russia/Ukraine/Europe in general/ Zulu tribesmen/ Australian Diggers or whatever ALLY the Dimorats want to blame for their own idiocy. My goal was to sneak in invisible warriors to vote for President Trump! I admit it! There, arrest me and let the man go back to running this country right,ok?

  • SusieQue says:

    Counselor….My wife’s 2nd cousins….. next door neighbors…. sisters husband…. ummmmmm friend of their poodles groomer told me the facts..as “I” see it!!!

  • H says:

    THE DEMOCRAPS SHOULD BE EMBARRASSED! THE TIDE IS “SCHIFF-TING” IN TRUMP’S DIRECTION!!!

  • tim says:

    i heard Mr schiff has a things for little boys.

  • Craig Winans says:

    Facebook is blocking the link to this. I guess they can’t handle the truth.

  • mwcamden14@aol.com says:

    I just tried posting it. They want to make sure that the liberal media doesn’t look bad. Shame on you, Facebook. I don’t like it anyway. People post food they ate, their cat or dog, and tell all their problems. Do not need usess dribble in my life.

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