News roundup: Trump officials' Ukraine texts show extortion, inspector general goes to the House

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www.dailykos.com—Friday appeared to be a slow news day by the impeachment-frenzied standards of the past 10 days, but that just means it only amounted what would have been a month or two worth of bombshell stories during the Obama administration. ● The biggest story of the day actually came late Thursday night with the release of text messages from multiple Trump officials showing how explicit the extortion and attempted election interference had been. “Most important is for Zelensky to say he will help...

House Democrats release Trump officials' text exchanges discussing Ukraine. House Democrats late Thursday released text message exchanges between several Trump administration officials that they argued underscored the administration's efforts to pressure Ukraine to pursue investigations into President Trump's politic