WASHINGTON (AP) – A Republican report designed to counter Democrats’ impeachment case will argue that President Donald Trump’s hesitation to meet with Ukraine’s president and provide military aid to the country was “entirely prudent.”
The report, obtained by The Associated Press, disputes that Trump was laying out a “quid pro quo” with Ukraine when he asked the country’s president to investigate Democrats. It says Trump holds a “deepseated, genuine, and reasonable skepticism” of Ukraine due to its history of corruption.
The Republicans argue that Democrats are trying to impeach Trump because of his “outside the beltway” approach to diplomacy.
The GOP report is expected to be released Tuesday, the same day Democrats on the House intelligence committee will release their own report.
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