GOP Senator Defends Donald Trump’s Call For China To Investigate Joe Biden

President Donald Trump speaks to the media as he walks across the South Lawn while departing the White House.

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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