Ukraine Caucus Democrats call for release of full Zelenskiy transcript, reiterate support for Kyiv

Rep. Marcy Kaptur, D-Ohio, speaks during a press conference to discuss the implications of President Donald Trump's recent phone call with Ukranian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy on the Capitol on Wednesday, Sept. 25, 2019. (Caroline Brehman/CQ Roll Call)

Rep. Marcy Kaptur, the Democratic co-chairwoman of the Ukraine Caucus, called for the White House to release a longer version of the transcript of President Donald Trump’s call with Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy.

Democrats in the Ukraine Caucus held a news briefing a few hours after the transcript was released, one day after Speaker Nancy Pelosi announced the House would be opening a formal impeachment inquiry. “This is an abuse of power we haven’t seen for a very, very long time,” said Rep. Bill Pascrell Jr.

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