Treason Pure and Simple: Trump and the Ukraine Call

Ali Shahrestani, Esq.
8 min readOct 2, 2019

When President Trump called the President of Ukraine on July 25, 2019 and clearly albeit implicitly threatened to not release $391 million of US military aid to Ukraine to push back against continued Russian military expansion into its borders, President Trump committed “treason, pure and simple” as former Massachusetts Governor and current Presidential candidate Bill Well stated on September 23, 2019 on Morning Joe on MSNBC (watch the clip below).


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