Volker warned Giuliani's information on Ukraine wasn't credible: report

Former U.S. special envoy for Ukraine Kurt VolkerKurt VolkerDemocrats say they have game changer on impeachment Volker pressed Zelensky to convince Trump he would launch investigations before call: Report Diplomat says Ukraine aid was tied to political investigations MORE told House investigators Thursday he warned 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 personal lawyer 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 that his Ukrainian sources alleging wrongdoing by former Vice President 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 Hunter were not credible, according to The Washington Post.

Volker testified that he attempted to convince Giuliani that his sources, including the nation’s prosecutor general, were providing unreliable information, according to the Post, citing two people familiar with the testimony.

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Volker also said he and other officials within the State Department warned Ukrainian officials against involvement with U.S. politics, saying their involvement could open them to allegations of election interference, according to the Post.

Volker was summoned after he was named in a whistleblower complaint that led to an impeachment inquiry against Trump as the official who arranged a meeting between Giuliani and Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky. Volker resigned shortly after the revelation of the complaint and a summary of a July call between Trump and Zelensky.

The report came shortly after Rep. Jim JordanJames (Jim) Daniel JordanTrump 'lynching' comparison draws backlash from lawmakers Trump urges GOP to fight for him Trump embarks on Twitter spree amid impeachment inquiry, Syria outrage MORE (R-Ohio), one of Trump’s staunchest allies in the House, told reporters outside the closed-door session that “nothing he has said supports the narrative you’ve been hearing from [House Intelligence Committee Chairman Adam] Schiff [D-Calif.] and the Democrats.”

The report comes the same day Volker provided encrypted texts to Congress with Kiev chargé d'affaires Bill Taylor in which Taylor reportedly told other diplomats "it's crazy to withhold security assistance for help with a political campaign” even as the White House has denied it made the aid contingent on Ukraine launching an investigation.