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As the most reliable and balanced news aggregation service on the internet, DML News App offers the following information published by WASHINGTONEXAMINER.COM:

A number of Republican senators are reportedly prepared to admit that President Trump did attempt to force a quid pro quo on Ukraine but that his actions were not illegal or impeachable.

More and more GOP senators are ready to acknowledge that the president did leverage military aid to Ukraine in exchange for the country investigating former Vice President Joe Biden and his son but that he did so without “corrupt intent,” the Washington Post reportedFriday. As the House Democrats’ impeachment proceedings continue, some Republicans are growing worried that damaging revelations may prevent a quick dismissal of wrongdoing.

The article goes on to state the following:

The shift in thought apparently came after a private Senate GOP lunch on Wednesday. At the time, Sen. John Kennedy said there may have been quid pro quo but argued that leveraging military aid to another country is something the United States government often does.

According to the Post, Kennedy said the “entire issue: comes down to determining the reason Trump requested an investigation.

“To me, it all turns on intent, motive,” he reportedly said. “Did the president have a culpable state of mind?”

Kennedy concluded, “Based on the evidence that I see, that I’ve been allowed to see, the president does not have a culpable state of mind.”

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