"Different presidents will differ on what exactly best advances the national interest. But Trump didn’t even try in this Zelensky call. He instead deployed the United States’ diplomatic capital to advance a partisan political agenda." https://t.co/Ksu0tMYB89— Maggie Haberman (@maggieNYT) September 26, 2019
Which sort of puts this in perspective:
NEW: Ukrainian officials understood discussion of Biden probe was a condition for any phone call between Pres. Trump and Ukrainian Pres. Zelenskiy, an adviser to Zelenskiy tells @ABC News. https://t.co/QxCp4ytCTF from @Reevellp and @lcbruggeman— ABC News Investigates (@ABCInvestigates) September 26, 2019
NEW - in April phone call with Zelensky, the details of which haven't been previously reported, Trump also urged the Ukranian leader to coordinate with Giuliani as he did in July call, and said they should work to root out "corruption" https://t.co/pHgYXMHXsB— Maggie Haberman (@maggieNYT) September 26, 2019
He's going to find out just how lonely it is at the top.