27 Sep 2019

Allegations of cover-up of US President's Ukraine call

From Nine To Noon, 9:08 am on 27 September 2019

The US House Intelligence Committee has released a declassified version of the complaint by an unidentified intelligence official - who says Donald Trump asked the Ukrainian leader to initiate a corruption investigation of a potential presidential rival, Joe Biden.

A formal impeachment inquiry has been launched by the US House of Congress.

Kathryn talks to a former White House ethics lawyer, Richard Painter. He is now a Professor of Law at the University of Minnesota.

Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) speaks to reporters as he holds a transcript of the phone call between US President Donald Trump and Ukraine President Volodymyr Zelensky.

Photo: AFP