I heard an argument somewhere today that Ukraine never knew Trump had suspended money before the famous phone call, so there was no crime!Justice Department veterans say Trump could be accused of breaking 4 laws in the Ukraine whistleblower scandal https://t.co/0k3dZ3PMa1— Politics Insider (@Politicsinsider) September 27, 2019
Yeah, that'll work.
Check the article under the heading "Bribery." Or "Misappropriation."
That is not the defense you are looking for.