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CNN reporting on Biden-Zelensky appeal gets White House denial: ‘Completely false’

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CNN reporting on Biden-Zelensky appeal gets White House denial: ‘Completely false’

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CNN’s report on Thursday that a phone call between President Biden and Ukrainian President Zelensky “did not go well” was quickly pushed back by spokespersons for both leaders who disputed the claim.

‘We have breaking news for you in our global leadership, a senior Ukrainian official told CNN that today’s phone call between President Biden and Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky ‘did not go over well’ “Our source told CNN the two disagreed on the immediacy of a threat between a Russian attack on Ukraine,” CNN’s Jake Tapper told viewers.

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“We should note that the White House has just released its own reading of this call and there was no mention of President Biden’s warnings or the two presidents’ disagreements,” Tapper added, citing the reading of the call. White House.

Tapper turned to CNN Senior International Correspondent Matthew Chance, who told CNN viewers there was “certainly disagreement” about the level of risk for Ukraine. CNN’s Chance also reported that Biden told Zelensky an invasion was “virtually certain” once the ground became more frozen.

Shortly after, the White House disputed CNN’s report and said unnamed sources were “leaking lies” about the phone call.

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“President Biden said there was a real possibility the Russians would invade Ukraine in February. He said so publicly and we’ve been warning him for months. Reports of something more or different are completely false,” the National Security Council said. spokeswoman Emily Horne tweeted.

A spokesperson for Zelensky also disputed the CNN report as “completely wrong” and the Ukrainian president thanked Biden on Twitter.

“I had a long phone conversation with @POTUS. Discussed recent diplomatic efforts on de-escalation and agreed on joint actions for the future. President thanked @JoeBiden for ongoing military assistance. Possibilities of financial support to Ukraine were also discussed,” Zelensky tweeted.

CNN did not immediately respond to a request for comment. Her online report notes that the White House disputed what she wrote.

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Reviews dig up pictures of 2019 of then-candidate Biden calling on the White House to release the transcript of former President Trump’s infamous call with Zelensky. “Now it’s your turn”, House Republicans tweeted.

#ReleaseTheTranscript has become a trending topic on Twitter.

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