Witnesses Testify Repeatedly That There Was No Quid Pro Quo, & Ukraine Did Not Express The Belief That One Existed Either

REP. STEFANIK: I wanted to start with the July 25th call between President Trump and President Zelensky. Mr. Morrison, you were on that call and there was no mention of withholding aid on the call, correct?

MORRISON: That is correct, Congresswoman.

REP. STEFANIK: And there was no quid pro quo, correct?

MORRISON: Correct.

REP. STEFANIK: No bribery?

MORRISON: Correct.

REP. STEFANIK:: No extortion?

MORRISON: Correct.

REP. STEFANIK: Ambassador Volker, I  presume you got a read out of the call, is that correct?

VOLKER: A very tertius read out, but yes.

REP. STEFANIK: In this tertiary readout of the call, Ambassador, from the U.S. participants, was there any reference to withholding aid? 

VOLKER: No, there was not.

REP. STEFANIK:: Any reference to bribery?

VOLKER: No, there was not.

REP. STEFANIK:: Any reference to quid pro quo?

VOLKER: No, there was not.

REP. STEFANIK:: Any reference to extortion?

VOLKER: No, there was not.

REP. STEFANIK: And I presume you also got feedback from your Ukrainian counterparts as to how the call went. Did they mention the withholding of aid?

VOLKER: No, they did not.

REP. STEFANIK:: Did they mention any quid pro quo?

VOLKER: No, they did not.

REP. STEFANIK:: Did they mention any bribery?

VOLKER: No, they did not.

REP. STEFANIK: In fact, the day after the call you met with President Zelensky. This would be on July 26.

VOLKER: That is correct.

REP. STEFANIK::  And in that meeting, he made no mention of quid pro quo? 

VOLKER: No.

REP. STEFANIK:He made no mention of withholding the aid?

VOLKER: No.

REP. STEFANIK:: He made no mention of bribery?

VOLKER: No.