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Trump spars with 2 Texas Democrats

Dec 13, 2019 - The Dallas Morning News

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump accused two Texas Democrats of misquoting his demand for a corruption probe from Ukraine on Thursday, in order to make it sound like he was seeking a personal favor rather than pursuing the national interest.

Rep. Veronica Escobar of El Paso needled Trump by tossing in a bit of Russian when she responded to his attack.

Trump asserted that she and Rep. Sheila Jackson Lee, D-Houston, “purposely misquoted my call. I said I want you to do us (our C...