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Ukraine president on Trump phone call: 'There was no pressure' to investigate Biden

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky is finally having his say in this whole uproar.

On Wednesday morning, the White House released a memorandum from a call between President Trump and Zelensky, which shows Trump pushed Zelensky to investigate former Vice President Joe Biden's son, Hunter Biden, and the 2016 DNC email hack. So when Trump and Zelensky met publicly that afternoon, Zelensky was obviously questioned on whether he "felt any pressure by President Trump to investigate Joe Biden." Zelensky preferred to leave it at what was released, saying "I think you read everything" and "I don't want to be involved" in America's elections.

Trump then jumped in to say "in other words," there was "no pressure." He was later asked about another topic in the memorandum — whether he thought Hillary Clinton's emails were "in Ukraine." "I think they could be," he emphatically responded.

Zelensky was later asked about Trump's possible pressure once again, and reaffirmed his stance. Kathryn Krawczyk