CNN: Ukrainian government could announce probes beneficial to Trump

The Ukrainian government is looking for ways to improve its relationship with President TrumpDonald John TrumpUS reimposes UN sanctions on Iran amid increasing tensions Jeff Flake: Republicans 'should hold the same position' on SCOTUS vacancy as 2016 Trump supporters chant 'Fill that seat' at North Carolina rally MORE and could announce investigations that may be helpful to him politically, CNN reported Friday, citing two sources who recently met with Ukrainian officials. 

It is not clear what those probes could cover or when they would be announced, according to the network.

Potential investigations by Ukraine have been a focus of the House's impeachment inquiry into Trump. The probe began following revelations that Trump asked Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky to look into Democratic presidential candidate Joe BidenJoe BidenMomentum growing among Republicans for Supreme Court vote before Election Day Trump expects to nominate woman to replace Ginsburg next week Video of Lindsey Graham arguing against nominating a Supreme Court justice in an election year goes viral MORE


Trump has denied wrongdoing and has since publicly said that Ukraine should look into Biden. 

A series of current and former officials have testified in recent weeks regarding Trump's dealings with Ukraine. 

House Intelligence Committee Chairman Adam SchiffAdam Bennett SchiffTop Democrats call for DOJ watchdog to probe Barr over possible 2020 election influence Overnight Defense: Top admiral says 'no condition' where US should conduct nuclear test 'at this time' | Intelligence chief says Congress will get some in-person election security briefings Overnight Defense: House to vote on military justice bill spurred by Vanessa Guillén death | Biden courts veterans after Trump's military controversies MORE (D-Calif.) on Monday informed Democratic lawmakers that the committees leading the impeachment probe are putting together a report for the Judiciary Committee that they hope to send after members return from Thanksgiving recess.

“Over the course of our inquiry, we have uncovered a months-long effort in which President Trump again sought foreign interference in our elections for his personal and political benefit at the expense of our national interest," Schiff wrote.