Transcript of His Call With Ukraine President Shows Trump Asked Zelensky for Help Locating 'The Server'

US President Donald Trump waits to speak on the phone in the Oval Office at the White House in Washington, DC, on June 27, 2017. (Photo by Nicholas Kamm/AFP/Getty Images)

On Wednesday morning, the White House released the transcript of Trump's July 25th call with President Volodymyr Zelensky (although technically, it's a "memorandum of a telephone conversation and is not a verbatim account of the conversation.")

As reported, the "transcript" does reflect Trump's request that Zelensky investigate the business dealings of former Vice President Joe Biden's son Hunter

“There’s a lot of talk about Biden’s son, that Biden stopped the prosecution and a lot of people want to find out about that so whatever you can do with the Attorney General would be great.”

But he also went on to directly ask Zelensky to make efforts to find "the server", saying:

“The server, they say Ukraine has it, I would like to have the Attorney General call you or your people and I would like you to get to the bottom of it.”

People were a little confused which server Trump was referring to.

Hillary Clinton's?

Or the DNC server?

It's perhaps more likely that Trump was referring to the DNC servers hacked by Russia since he mentions CrowdStrike in the sentence before. CrowdStrike was the firm used by Democrats to examine and protect its servers after the Russia hack.

Conspiracy theorists think that CrowdStrike's so-called malicious assessments are a basis for the Russia investigation. For whatever reason, they believe the DNC server ended up in Ukraine. Our president, apparently, among them.

Either way, people were astounded that Trump, as recently as this summer, was still obsessed with "the server" from 2016, especially since House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy chastised House Democrats for proceeding with an impeachment inquiry, accusing them of being obsessed with the 2016 election.

Who's really obsessed with the 2016 election?

Let it go, guys.


Listen to the first season of George Takei's podcast, 'Oh Myyy Pod!' where we explore the racially charged videos that have taken the internet by storm.

Be sure to subscribe here and never miss an episode.

Mandel Ngan/AFP via Getty Images

The United States, unlike North Korea and other nations President Donald Trump admires, does not have an official state media channel where the federal government can push propaganda.

But since his 2016 campaign, Trump has spoken as though he does have an official state media in Fox News.

Keep reading...
Leon Neal/Getty Images

Retired General John Kelly served as President Donald Trump's Chief of Staff until late 2018, and now he's siding against Trump on a crucial point.

Former National Security Advisor John Bolton's allegations in his upcoming memoir have rocked the impeachment trial in the Senate. Bolton claims Trump sought to withhold aid from Ukraine until it acquiesced to performing politically beneficial investigations for Trump's reelection bid.

Keep reading...

As calls continue to grow for former National Security Advisor John Bolton to testify before the Senate in President Donald Trump's impeachment trial, Trump's personal lawyer Rudy Giuliani is feeling left out.

Demands for Bolton's testimony skyrocketed among the public after allegations in his upcoming memoir that Trump sought to withhold Ukrainian aid as late as September to secure foreign investigations into Trump's political rivals.

Keep reading...
Fox News

Explosive allegations from an upcoming memoir by former National Security Advisor John Bolton are strengthening the case for additional witnesses at the Senate impeachment trial of President Donald Trump.

According to Bolton's manuscript, the President sought as recently as September to withhold $391 million in congressionally approved aid to Ukraine until its President announced investigations into his political rival, former Vice President Joe Biden.

Keep reading...
Scott Olson/Getty Images // Drew Angerer/Getty Images

The defense team in President Donald Trump's impeachment trial spent its second day of arguments defending Rudy Giuliani, bashing House Democrats, and ignoring bombshell developments regarding former National Security Advisor John Bolton that broke in the days before.

The team went after a familiar target in a performance that was likely for an audience of one: Donald Trump.

Keep reading...

Ken Starr, a conservative pundit and frequent Fox News guest, is best known for his dogged attacks to find impeachable offenses by President Bill Clinton during a multi-year investigation into every aspect of the Clinton family's lives.

In the end, Starr found an extramarital affair which was used to impeach Clinton and that Clinton lied under oath about his personal life.

Keep reading...