Reports: Trump’s Special Representative for Ukraine Resigns

Posted on September 27, 2019 9:44 am

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U.S. President Donald Trump’s special representative for Ukraine resigned Friday, according to U.S. media reports citing sources familiar with the situation. 

The reports said Kurt Volker stepped down from his position after meeting Friday with Secretary of State Mike Pompeo. The State Department did not immediately respond to a request for comment.

Volker was named in the whistleblower complaint that has sparked an impeachment investigation of Trump. The complaint said Volker helped organize meetings between Trump’s personal lawyer, Rudy Giuliani, and Ukrainian officials.

The whistleblower alleges that Trump, in a July 25 phone call, sought help from the new president of Ukraine in