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Liz Cheney: Ukraine call 'starting to seem like a political set up'

Rep. Liz CheneyElizabeth (Liz) Lynn CheneyCheney rips Arizona election audit: 'It is an effort to subvert democracy' House Democrats to Schumer: Vote again on Jan. 6 probe Cheney compares Trump claims to Chinese Communist Party: 'It's very dangerous' MORE (R-Wyo.) called out House Speaker Nancy PelosiNancy PelosiNew Alzheimer's drug sparks backlash over FDA, pricing Sunday shows preview: Biden foreign policy in focus as Dem tensions boil up back home It's not just Manchin: No electoral mandate stalls Democrats' leftist agenda MORE (D-Calif.) in a tweet, saying the Ukraine call at the center of a scandal involving President TrumpDonald TrumpEx-DOJ official Rosenstein says he was not aware of subpoena targeting Democrats: report Ex-Biden adviser says Birx told him she hoped election turned out 'a certain way' Cheney rips Arizona election audit: 'It is an effort to subvert democracy' MORE "is starting to seem like a political set up."   

Cheney cited Pelosi's interview with CBS's "60 Minutes" on Sunday night, in which the Speaker said she had talked to Trump about the contents of his phone call with the Ukrainian president before it was released to the public.

"This is starting to seem like a political set up. So, Madame Speaker, 'what did you know and when did you know it?" the tweet said.

Pelosi told "60 Minutes" that the president called her to assure her the call was "perfect."

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"He told me it was perfect," she said. "'There was nothing in the call.' But I know what was in the call. I mean, it was in the public domain. He didn’t even know that it was wrong."

The Speaker officially began an impeachment inquiry last week after details of the president's call surfaced in reports.

The White House has since released a memorandum of the call to the public and the whistleblower report to Congress.