Ashton Kutcher pushes for Trump impeachment after meeting Ukraine's president Zelensky with wife Mila Kunis and warns 'soliciting foreign interference in our election is un-American'
- Ashton Kutcher has called for Trump to be impeached about Ukraine scandal
- Actor tweeted out a cell phone number saying 'for the truth text me' amid fallout from ex-wife Demi Moore's autobiography
- Instead he used it to send texts Trump for his phone call with Zelensky
- Kutcher said 'soliciting foreign interference in our election is un-American' as he revealed that he and wife Mila – who was born in Ukraine – with with Zelensky
Ashton Kutcher has waded into the row about Donald Trump's Ukraine phone conversation by calling for the US President to be impeached.
Kutcher said Trump should be thrown from office for trying to get dirty on Joe Biden from Ukraine, or not withheld military aid in order to do it
The actor told his fans that 'soliciting foreign interference in our election is un-American' after revealing that he and wife Mila Kunis – who was born in Ukraine – recently with President Voldomir Zelensky and found him to be a decent man.
Kutcher delivered the message via a number that he tweeted out amid the fallout from ex-wife Demi Moore's memoir, counting his followers to 'text me for the truth'.
Ashton Kutcher wants to see Trump impeached about his call with President Vlodomir Zelensky, after revealing that he and wife Mila Kunis with the Ukrainian leader
In the first of three messages to his followers, Kutcher said Zelensky seemed like an honest man who was grateful for US help when he was with him
While many assumed he would use the number to put across his version of events after Moore gave away intimate details or their married life, instead of used it to praise Zelensky and attack Trump.
"Mila and I with President Zelenski and his wife a little over a week ago," he wrote in the first of three messages.
"My gut: He's committed to eliminating corruption in Ukraine. He's also committed to ending the war and grateful for the US financial commitment because they needed it. "
The US has been sending aid to Ukraine since the fall of the Soviet Union in the early 1990s, but in 2014 voted to significantly increase that aid after a revolution which saw the outbreak of war with Russian-backed separatists in its eastern regions.
In a second text, Kutcher added: "If our president used that financial aid to leverage president Zelensky to investigate, he should be impeached.
Kutcher went on to say that or not Trump threatened Zelensky using US aid money, he should be thrown from office for seeking dirt on a political rival from overseas
The actor delivered the messages via a number that he tweeted out amid the fallout from ex-wife Demi Moore's memoirs, promising 'the truth'
"If our president did not use it as leverage and simply encouraged President Zelensky to investigate Biden without cause he should be impeached."
The 70s Show actor added: "If you like President Trump or not America, the priority soliciting foreign interference in our election is unAmerican."
The scandal broke after it emerged that an anonymous whistleblower complained to the Inspector General of the Intelligence Community about a conversation that Trump had made to a foreign leader in a phone call.
Amid disaster speculation Trump confirmed rumors that he had ghosts with Ukraine's Zelensky about the Biden family's links to Ukraine, and a gas company that was once placed under investigation for corruption.
On Wednesday Trump released a transcript of his call with Zelensky that shows he explicitly asked for help investigating the Bidens.
Donald Trump has angrily denied there was anything amiss with his conversation with Zelensky, accusing the media or a 'witch hunt'
Nancy Pelosi announced the start of an impeachment inquiry into the phone call Tuesday, saying it is clear that Trump believes he is above the law
"There's a lot of talk about Biden's son, that Biden stopped the prosecution and a lot of people because to find out about what you can do with the Attorney General would be great," he said.
"Biden went around bragging that he stopped the prosecution so if you can look into it … It sounds horrible to me."
The call does not make it explicitly clear that Trump was holding holding military aid in return for the investigation.
However, Serhiy Leshchenko – a top of adviser to Zelensky – said one of his top priorities after gaining office was to secure US military aid.
Officials quickly developed an understanding that corresponds between Trump and Zelensky on a discussion about digging up dirt on Trump's rival.
Ahead of the release of the transcript, Nancy Pelosi launched an impeachment inquiry to look into whether charges can be brought against Trump.
For his part, Trump has defended what he described as a 'very nice call' and repeatedly attacked Democrats and the 'dishonest' media, who claims are obsessed about the 'witch hunt'.
"Impeachment for that?" Trump asked incredulously as he vowed transparency and said he is likely to release a transcript of his additional call with Zelensky.