The NYTimes is doing more idiotic reporting:
By then, however, Mr. Zelensky’s staffers were already conceding to what seemed to be the inevitable, and making plans for a public announcement about the investigations. It was a fateful decision for a fledgling president elected on an anticorruption platform that included putting an end to politically motivated
Yes, it would be so fateful. Zelensky’s 75% support would totally go away if he announced an investigation into an extremely corrupt energy company. Ukrainians hate it when oligarchs get investigated. There are absolutely no problems that Ukrainians have which are more serious than this absolutely ridiculous US squabble.
I’m stunned at the abysmally poor quality of this reporting. I’m even more stunned by the readers who just eat this stuff up unthinkingly.