While speaking to reporters outside of the White House on Thursday, President Donald Trump suggested that both China and Ukraine launch investigations into former vice president Joe Biden, sparking a flurry of responses from the media and his critics in U.S. Congress.
After taking a political beating for urging foreign leaders to investigate what will likely be his 2020 election opponent — which is essentially the same reason why House Speaker Nancy Pelosi announced a formal impeachment inquiry last week — Trump’s strongest Congressional allies stepped up in a defensive role.
According to The Hill, Republican Sen. Ron Johnson was one of those allies, implying on Thursday that Trump’s call for those countries to take a look at Biden’s past dealings is fair game.
In an interview with a Wisconsin radio station, Johnson mentioned Trump’s earlier suggestion and added that Democrats should be on board with fully vetting their potential nominee for the 2020 presidential election.
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