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Aide: Perry pushed Trump for Ukraine call, for energy issues

Seattle Times Sunday, 6 October 2019
WASHINGTON (AP) — Energy Secretary Rick Perry encouraged President Donald Trump to speak to Ukraine’s president — but on energy and economic issues, Perry’s spokeswoman said Sunday, addressing Perry’s role in a telephone call that’s at the center of a congressional impeachment probe for Trump. “Secretary Perry absolutely supported and encouraged the president to speak […]
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News video: Trump Says Former Texas Governor Rick Perry Urged Him to Call Ukraine

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President Donald Trump reportedly told a group of Republican lawmakers that it was Energy Secretary Rick Perry who had prompted the phone call in which Trump asked Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy for a "favor" regarding former Vice President Joe Biden.

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