White House mistakenly sends Ukraine talking points to House Democrats – again

Make sure to let us know what you think... we now have comments turned ON below the article!

For the second time since House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) announced her caucus was launching an impeachment inquiry into President Donald Trump, the White House has mistakenly sent talking points about its handling of the matter to House Democrats — the very people trying to take Trump down.

According to the Washington Examiner, the White House inadvertently sent an email to congressional Democrats with Republican talking points on ex-Ukraine Ambassador Marie Yovanovitch ahead of her Capitol Hill testimony on Friday. 

The email was meant to communicate to allies in Congress about how they could respond to her testimony.

“The president did nothing wrong”

“We are not concerned with any information Yovanovitch might share, because the president did nothing wrong,” the White House memo said. “But we are concerned that [Rep. Adam] Schiff [D-CA] is putting her in a precarious position by having her testify in secret without State Department lawyers present.”

The White House also expressed concern in the memo that State Department lawyers weren’t able to meet with Yovanovitch ahead of time.

“Only State Department lawyers would be able to provide Yovanovitch with the correct counsel on what is classified or privileged,” the memo read, “and without that counsel there is serious danger that she could breach her obligations as a current employee not to reveal such information without authorization.”

A leaker in the White House?

The memo does not reveal any real secret information, it seems, but the circumstances surrounding how Democrats got it have sparked speculation that there could be a leaker in Trump’s ranks.

The White House also mistakenly sent talking points to House Democrats on Sept. 25 about the transcript of a phone call between Trump and Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky.

Were these just careless mistakes, or could someone be trying to sabotage Trump’s efforts to fight off impeachment?

No harm, no foul

While there doesn’t appear to have been much harm done by the two emails, such accidents can only hurt the president’s case. Indeed, Democrats possessing the administration’s response plan could lead them to be able to counter it better, which could be damaging to Trump.

But in the meantime, it seems the president’s supporters aren’t wavering. Trump’s approval rating was at its highest of 2019 in late September, just days after Democrats launched their inquiry, according to The Hill.

It looks like he won’t be going anywhere any time soon.

434 Responses

  1. What i don’t realize is in truth how you are no longer actually much more well-liked than you might be right now. You are very intelligent. You realize thus considerably in the case of this topic, produced me individually consider it from so many various angles. Its like men and women are not involved until it’s something to do with Lady gaga! Your personal stuffs nice. At all times take care of it up!|

  2. Hey! Do you know if they make any plugins to protect against hackers? I’m kinda paranoid about losing everything I’ve worked hard on. Any recommendations?|

  3. Somebody essentially help to make seriously articles I would state. This is the first time I frequented your web page and thus far? I amazed with the research you made to make this particular publish amazing. Great job!

  4. Pingback: 토토사이트
  5. I do agree with all the ideas you’ve offered in your post. They’re really convincing and can definitely work. Still, the posts are very short for starters. May just you please lengthen them a bit from next time? Thanks for the post.

  6. Pingback: real doll fr
  7. Right here is the perfect blog for everyone who would like to find out about this topic. You understand so much its almost hard to argue with you (not that I really would want to…HaHa). You certainly put a fresh spin on a topic which has been written about for ages. Excellent stuff, just wonderful!|

  8. Pingback: Geruson
  9. Pingback: vragen
  10. What i don’t understood is in fact how you’re no longer actually much more neatly-favored than you might be now. You’re very intelligent. You know therefore significantly relating to this topic, produced me in my opinion believe it from numerous numerous angles. Its like men and women don’t seem to be interested until it’s one thing to accomplish with Lady gaga! Your personal stuffs outstanding. Always deal with it up!|

  11. Pingback: 강남안마
  12. Hi, i feel that i saw you visited my blog so i came to “return the desire”.I’m attempting to find issues to enhance my site!I guess its adequate to use a few of your ideas!!

  13. Pingback: Puppies Orlando
  14. Pingback: Binance Review
  15. Pingback: 강남안마
  16. Pingback: 강남안마
  17. Hello there! This is kind of off topic but I need some guidance from an established blog. Is it very difficult to set up your own blog? I’m not very techincal but I can figure things out pretty fast. I’m thinking about making my own but I’m not sure where to begin. Do you have any ideas or suggestions? Many thanks

  18. Wow! This can be one particular of the most useful blogs We’ve ever arrive across on this subject. Basically Wonderful. I’m also an expert in this topic therefore I can understand your effort.

  19. Pretty component of content. I simply stumbled upon your web site and in accession capital to claim that I acquire actually loved account your weblog posts. Any way I will be subscribing in your augment or even I success you get admission to persistently fast.|

  20. Pingback: the luxury watches

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published.