GOP react to report Jill Biden upset over Joe’s last solo presser: ‘knows a train wreck when she sees one’ MORE (D-N.Y.), a close ally of the former vice president, had asked the committee to investigate a report that Vice President Biden had asked the Ukrainian government to look into corruption claims surrounding the former vice president’s son Hunter Biden.
“I want to explore this more,” Biden wrote in a May 25, 2019, email to Ukrainian officials, according to the report.
Schiff said Thursday that he is still investigating the matter, writing that Democrats have seen “no wrongdoing” by Biden’s staff or associates.
“Biden has denied his actions, which raise a host of questions in an election year,” Schiff added.
President Trump, meanwhile, continued his defense of his July 25 phone call with Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky.
“I think he’s not gonna listen,” Trump said, after speaking by phone with Zelensky on Saturday and Sunday following the first public impeachment hearing in the House.
Trump’s comment about the phone call drew a rebuke from House Democratic Caucus Chairman Rep. Jerry Nadler (D-N.Y.), who said Trump’s comparison of his conversation with the Ukrainian leader to the president “shattered the defense” he had already assembled.
“This is a serious matter, and it’s not a good look for the president of the United States,” Nadler said, adding that “no one is above the law.”
House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-Calif.) said Thursday that Trump’s comments “are going to be a stain on the presidency” and “a stain on the institution of the presidency.”
“Now is the time to stand up