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  Trump pins Ukraine call on Energy Secretary Rick Perry
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Last EditedRP  Oct 05, 2019 05:28pm
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AuthorAlayna Treene, Jonathan Swan
News DateSaturday, October 5, 2019 10:00:00 PM UTC0:0
DescriptionPresident Trump told House Republicans that he made his now infamous phone call to Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky at the urging of Energy Secretary Rick Perry — a call Trump claimed he didn’t even want to make.

Per the sources, Trump rattled off the same things he has been saying publicly — that his call with Zelensky was "perfect"and he did nothing wrong.
But he then threw Perry into the mix and said something to the effect of: "Not a lot of people know this but, I didn't even want to make the call. The only reason I made the call was because Rick asked me to. Something about an LNG [liquified natural gas] plant," one source said, recalling the president's comments. 2 other sources confirmed the first source's recollection.
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