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Trump has continued to deny claims of wrongdoing in the whistleblower complain, insisting that his call to Ukrainian president was perfect. There are growing reports that Trump pressured President Volodymyr Zelensky to investigate Joe Biden’s son.

Trump denies enlisting help from Zelensky

It is alleged that Trump offered military aid to Ukraine if Zelensky could launch a probe on Hunter Biden and the Biden family. There are concerns that the president tried to strong-arm Ukraine into offering damaging information on Trump’s 2020 rival form VP Joe Biden. This could potentially result in foreign interference in US elections synonymous to the 2016 election in which there was meddling from Russia.

The whistleblower complaint has caused a stir between the trump administration and Congress whose democratic leaders are asking for a review of the complaint. Democratic Party presidential contestant Joe Biden has also demanded the release of the transcript of the call between Trump and Zelensky.

Trump has said that he did not solicit for help from Zelensky and nor did hi dangle the aid card for Kyiv to probe the Bidens. The denial comes a day after the president seemed to confirm that he might have discussed Joe Biden and Hunter Biden in the call. The call to Ukraine forms part of the whistleblower’s complaint. Democrats have been piling pressure on the administration to release the whistleblower complaint.

Growing pressure to release whistleblower complaint

On Monday three House Committee Chairmen sent a letter to Mike Pompeo the Secretary of State regarding the documents. They threatened subpoenas if the Trump administrations failed to turn the materials over. The letter indicates that trying to solicit help from a foreign actor to meddle in a US election undermines democracy, sovereignty and the constitution that the president swore to defend, protect, and preserve. The three chairpersons indicate that the president and his lawyer Rudy Giuliani are openly abusing power by trying to enlist help from Ukraine before the elections next year.

Mitch McConnell, the Senate Majority Leader, has called for the Senate Intelligence Committee to deal with the issue securely with enough protection.