The timing of Toensing’s voicemail coincides with a series of activities that involve the expulsion of Yovanovitch. On April 23, Giuliani tweeted that Ukraine was investigating election interference in 2016, and Trump withdrew Yovanovitch from Ukraine on April 24.
The previously undisclosed documents, published Tuesday night, but not publicly noted, were published before the House formally sent its articles of political judgment to the Senate, underline the evolutionary nature of an investigation that, according to the Democrats of the Chamber is ongoing, and was stifled in its early stages by Trump’s refusal to allow his assistants and associates to comply with the citations of Congress.
Parnas was cited as part of the political trial investigation last year, but initially refused to comply. He was later arrested in October and charged with campaign finance charges. A federal judge authorized Parnas earlier this month to begin delivering documents and other information to the House Intelligence Committee, which led the political trial investigation.
House Democrats have been running towards include New information in your research record, which is a prerequisite for using the materials during the Senate trial, is expected to begin formally on Thursday.
The documents also include several photos of Parnas with members of Trump’s family and his administration. including Donald Trump Jr., Ivanka Trump, Jared Kushner and then Attorney General Jeff Sessions, further highlighting Parnas’ ties and access to the president and members of his private circle.
In a newly revealed May text exchange, a few days before Yovanovitch’s removal, Parnas sent a smiling selfie to a Trump-affiliated America First Action PAC official in which he wears a bulletproof vest and suggests that he will go to a ” meeting”.
“Jesus,” replied the official, Joseph Ahearn. “Take care.”
Among the recently published documents is a text message from Giuliani to Parnas, in which the former mayor of New York City says he wants Parnas to send a message to Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky to “stop acting like a child “and arrest a Ukrainian oligarch who was under investigation.
Other documents provided by Parnas, which were published earlier on Tuesday, included evidence that Trump personally signed the request of his former attorney to represent Parnas and another accused Giuliani associate, Igor Fruman.