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January 17, 2022

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When you hear ‘quid pro quo,’ you should think this

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In this weekend edition of The Point, Chris Cillizza and CNN Legal Analyst Michael Zeldin talk about President Donald Trump’s new favorite phrase, “quid pro quo,” and what it really means in the context of the Ukraine saga. #CNN #News #QuidProQuo #Ukraine #Trump

SOURCES AND FURTHER READING:
White House Ukraine expert characterized call transcript as mostly accurate
https://www.cnn.com/politics/live-news/impeachment-inquiry-10-29-2019/h_417a7384ebef526da7cef2ed7f0616bd.

House votes to formalize impeachment inquiry
https://www.cnn.com/politics/live-news/impeachment-inquiry-10-31-2019/index.html.

Here’s what the President tweeted moments after the House resolution passed
https://www.cnn.com/politics/live-news/impeachment-inquiry-10-31-2019/h_fa701abb6ebace7e1358a0190c695147.

These are the two Democrats who voted ‘no’ on the impeachment inquiry resolution
https://www.cnn.com/2019/10/31/politics/who-voted-for-against-impeachment-inquiry/index.html?utm_medium=social&utm_source=fbCNNp&utm_term=link&utm_content=2019-10-31T16%3A32%3A08&fbclid=IwAR1BZh5JRMsVi_YlVhLF9a4_5UM6ICVxFZY5OEACJ7llJ2olduVTJZ0WKmc.

The impeachment inquiry will soon move to open hearings
https://www.cnn.com/politics/live-news/impeachment-inquiry-10-29-2019/h_870a530f0959115879295190ea7efa80.

Bill Clinton & Mark Zuckerberg crash Trump rally on ‘SNL’
https://www.cnn.com/videos/media/2019/10/27/snl-10-26-chance-the-rapper-baldwin-hammond-trump-rally-orig.cnn.

Blagojevich trial: When a quid pro quo crosses the line
https://www.chicagotribune.com/news/ct-xpm-2011-05-28-ct-met-blagojevich-testimony-0529-20110528-story.html.

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