Donald Trump is now attempting to force the Ukrainian government to help him get more votes in next year’s presidential election.
According to the Washington Post editorial board, Trump has been refusing to grant new Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky a visit at the White House and has mulled suspending $250 million in military aid to the country in order to bribe them into helping him.
“We’re reliably told that the president… is attempting to force Mr. Zelensky to intervene in the 2020 U.S. presidential election by launching an investigation of the leading Democratic candidate, Joe Biden,” the editors write. “Mr. Trump is not just soliciting Ukraine’s help with his presidential campaign; he is using U.S. military aid the country desperately needs in an attempt to extort it.”
The entire piece can be read HERE.