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Trump transcript image A rough transcript of a telephone conversation between U.S. President Donald Trump with Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky, held July 25, 2019. Photo: Diego M. Radzinschi/ALM

A new lawsuit is alleging that top State Department officials violated record-keeping laws by using “secret” channels to discuss diplomatic moves on Ukraine, specifically President Donald Trump’s desire for Ukrainian officials to investigate former Vice President Joe Biden and his family.

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Jacqueline Thomsen

Jacqueline Thomsen, based in Washington, is a reporter covering D.C. courts and the legal side of politics. Contact her at jathomsen@alm.com. On Twitter: @jacq_thomsen

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