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Rep. Zeldin: What Homer Simpson Would Call Adam’s Schiff’s ‘Quid Pro Quo’ Charge Against Trump

By Craig Bannister | October 25, 2019 | 12:36pm EDT
Homer Simpson (Screenshot)

On Friday, Rep. Lee Zeldin (R-NY) mocked House Intel Committee Chair Adam Schiff’s (D-NY) accusation that President Donald Trump pressured Ukrainian’s president to investigate Former Vice President Joe Biden by offering Zelensky a “quid pro quo.”

Pres. Zelensky wasn’t even aware that U.S. aid had been temporarily delayed when he spoke on the phone with Pres. Trump, Zeldin said in a Twitter post – followed by his idea of how television cartoon character Homer Simpson of the television series “The Simpsons” would react to Schiff’s claim:

“Zelensky didn’t even know there was a hold on aid until after a Politico story on 8/29. Then the hold got lifted shortly thereafter & Ukraine didn’t have to do anything to get the hold released. Homer Simpson would call Adam Schiff’s fairy tail (sic) quid pro quo charge a Quid Pro ...”

 

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