The White House released a summary of a short, unclassified phone call between U.S. President and Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky, which took place on April 21.
The call primarily consisted of Trump congratulating Zelensky for his presidential election win.
“I think you will do a great job. I have many friends in Ukraine who know you and like you,” Trump told Zelensky, according to the White House memo summarizing the call.
The release of the summary comes as the White House continues to for documents and witnesses related to the impeachment inquiry. The White House has continued to stonewall the inquiry and has tried to delegitimize Democrats’ efforts.
The April call was the first between the