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Kentucky rally crowd behind Trump all wear 'Read the Transcript' shirts

A group of audience members gathered behind President TrumpDonald TrumpWarren says Republican party 'eating itself and it is discovering that the meal is poisonous' More than 75 Asian, LGBTQ groups oppose anti-Asian crime bill McConnell says he's 'great admirer' of Liz Cheney but mum on her removal MORE at a campaign rally in Kentucky on Monday night all sported T-shirts featuring the phrase “Read the Transcript.”

The line echoes a message Trump has repeated numerous times in recent days as he pushes back against the House Democrats' impeachment inquiry into him and his administration's dealings with Ukraine. 

"Read the transcript!" Trump tweeted earlier Monday, referring to a White House memorandum of the president's July 25 phone call with Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky. 

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The House's formal impeachment inquiry centers around a whistleblower complaint that is largely based on that call between Trump and the Ukrainian leader.

The partial transcript released by the White House includes Trump urging Zelensky to work with his personal attorney Rudy GiulianiRudy GiulianiThe FBI should turn off the FARA faucet Michael Cohen on Giuliani's legal fees: He won't get 'two cents' from Trump Lawyer for accused Capitol rioter says client had 'Foxitis,' 'Foxmania' MORE to investigate 2020 presidential candidate Joe BidenJoe BidenBiden says Beau's assessment of first 100 days would be 'Be who you are' Biden: McCarthy's support of Cheney ouster is 'above my pay grade' Conservative group sues over prioritization of women, minorities for restaurant aid MORE, the former vice president, and his son Hunter Biden over unfounded allegations of corruption. 

House Democrats have been probing whether Trump tied the release of military aid to Ukraine opening investigations into the Biden family and the 2016 election. 

Trump has repeatedly pushed back against charges of wrongdoing, often describing the phone call as "perfect." He has also said the partial transcript shows that nothing improper took place in his discussions with Ukraine. 

The Trump campaign is currently selling "Read the Transcript" T-shirts like the ones rally attendees wore in Kentucky. 

Trump traveled to Lexington, Ky., on Monday night to campaign for Gov. Matt Bevin (R) in his reelection race against state Attorney General Andy Beshear. Kentucky is one of three states to hold off-year elections on Tuesday, along with Virginia and Mississippi.