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WATCH: Trump spoke to reporters amidst start of impeachment inquiry

President Donald Trump largely focused on everything but impeachment on Wednesday, when he held a press conference on the sidelines of the U.N. General Assembly one day after the House of Representatives officially launched an impeachment investigation against him.

The impeachment investigation centers on a July call between Trump and Ukrainian president Volodymyr Zelensky. Trump is facing criticism for asking Zelensky to look into former vice president and leading 2020 Democratic presidential contender Joe Biden and his son Hunter, who served on the board of a Ukrainian energy company.

During the press conference, Trump claimed that during the call he did not “threaten anybody” and characterized the call as the “perfect conversation.”

The press conference came hours after Trump spoke to Zelensky on the sidelines of the U.N. General Assembly, where Trump said “no pressure” was put on the Ukrainian president during the call.
The White House on Wednesday released the notes of the phone call between the two leaders.

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