[Washington 29th Reuters]-In connection with allegations over a telephone conference between US President Trump and Ukrainian President Zelesky, Schiff chairman of the House of Representatives Special Committee on the 29th, Mr. Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin He stated that he was determined to obtain records of telephone conferences with other foreign leaders.
Chairman Schiff said in the NBC program, “At the same time that President Trump is conversing with other foreign leaders, especially President Putin, in favor of his national campaign, It ’s vitally important to verify that it ’s threatened. ”
According to a whistle-blowing letter from a U.S. intelligence agency who pointed to allegations of Ukraine, White House lawyers restricted Trump and Zelensky's electronic records from normal storage to storage of confidential information. He told me to move to another system. The DPJ sees this as a cover-up.
“We are determined to investigate if conversation records with Mr Putin and other country leaders are kept in the same electronic file for confidential information activities, in order to conceal them,” said Schiff. He did not mention whether to issue a subpoena.
He also said on an ABC program that the whistleblower had agreed to testify at the House Information Commission and said he would like it to happen sooner.
Congress is working to protect the accused's identity.
President Trump said on Twitter that he wanted to "meet" the whistleblower and the "person who illegally provided information" to the whistleblower. "Did this person spy on the US president? The results are heavy!" I wrote. He also argued without giving evidence that "Shiff should be questioned at the highest level for fraud and treason."
Mr. Schiff sees ABC's advisory lawyer Juliani, the former New York mayor, asking the Ukrainian authorities to investigate the former US Vice President Biden and preparing for the telephone talks between Trump and Zelensky. showed that.
After that, the House Information Commission decided that after investigating the details of Mr. Juliani's involvement, he would ask him to testify.
Juliani said yesterday that he would testify only if President Trump approved it.