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State Department official's testimony details efforts to pressure Ukraine

CBS News Thursday, 7 November 2019
In newly released testimony, a career official in the State Department said President Trump wanted the leader of Ukraine to make a public statement including the words, "investigations, Biden and Clinton." George Kent said that was his understanding based on conversations with other administration officials. Nancy Cordes has the latest.
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