George Conway on Trump asking Ukraine leader for 'favor': 'Quid, meet quo'

George ConwayGeorge Thomas ConwayLawmakers, social media users praise photo of Pelosi confronting Trump George Conway accuses Trump of being a 'sociopath' George Conway donates to Trump challenger Joe Walsh MORE, a conservative lawyer and husband of White House counsellor Kellyanne ConwayKellyanne Elizabeth ConwayTrump has floated Mnuchin, Conway for White House chief of staff: report Trump embarks on Twitter spree amid impeachment inquiry, Syria outrage The Hill's Campaign Report: Biden camp faces new challenges MORE, said Wednesday that a memo of President TrumpDonald John TrumpGraham to introduce resolution condemning House impeachment inquiry Support for impeachment inches up in poll Fox News's Bret Baier calls Trump's attacks on media 'a problem' MORE's phone call with the president of Ukraine includes evidence of an attempted quid pro quo. 

Conway, an outspoken critic of the president, made the assessment while responding to a tweet featuring some of the contents of the leaders' conversation, which was released by the White House Wednesday.

In it, Trump calls on Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky to work with his personal attorney Rudy GiulianiRudy GiulianiOvernight Defense: Trump's Syria envoy wasn't consulted on withdrawal | McConnell offers resolution urging Trump to rethink Syria | Diplomat says Ukraine aid was tied to political investigations Democrats say they have game changer on impeachment READ: Diplomat describes pressure put on Ukraine to open 'investigations' MORE and Attorney General William BarrWilliam Pelham BarrBrennan's CIA a subject of Barr's review of Russia investigation: report Pelosi releases 'fact sheet' saying Trump has 'betrayed his oath of office' Federal prosecutors interviewed multiple FBI officials for Russia probe review: report MORE to investigate 2020 presidential candidate Joe BidenJoe BidenSupport for impeachment inches up in poll Overnight Defense: Trump's Syria envoy wasn't consulted on withdrawal | McConnell offers resolution urging Trump to rethink Syria | Diplomat says Ukraine aid was tied to political investigations Democrats say they have game changer on impeachment MORE and his son. 

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The memorandum also shows that Trump asked Zelensky for a favor during the July 25 phone call after the leader thanked him for his administration's "great support in defense."

"I would like you to do us a favor though because our country has been through a lot and Ukraine knows a lot about it," Trump responds, before asking Zelensky to look into matters related to CrowdStrike, a U.S.-based internet security company that initially examined the breach of the Democratic National Committee’s servers in 2016. 

He later added that he wanted Zelensky to work with Barr to look into allegations of corruption against Biden and his son Hunter Biden. 

Trump has faced mounting scrutiny since reports first surfaced last week that he allegedly called on the leader of a foreign nation to find dirt on a political opponent. The July phone call occurred around the same time the U.S. delayed hundreds of millions in military aid to Ukraine, raising speculation from Democrats as to whether Trump was looking to use the aid as leverage in the talks. 

The July phone call is the subject of at least part of a whistleblower complaint that surfaced within the intelligence community. Acting Director of National Intelligence Joseph Maguire has so far blocked Congress from gaining access to it.