Rough transcript of first Trump-Zelenskiy call released

JONATHAN LEMIRE and AAMER MADHANI Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump on Friday released the summary transcript of his April congratulatory call with Ukraine’s president-elect, the latest salvo in the White House effort to blunt Democratic allegations that Trump abused his power by pressuring a foreign leader to get involved in U.S. politics. The new account of Trump’s call with Volodymyr Zelenskiy differs significantly from the initial summary of the conversation that the White House released in April. While the first readout of the call said Trump had expressed his commitment to help Ukraine "root out corruption," there is no mention of corruption in the rough transcript released on Friday. The release of the April call came as the House held a second day
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