For 1st time, Biden declares that Trump must be impeached

Cheryl Sanders
October 10, 2019

The Democratic-led House of Representatives opened impeachment proceedings against Trump on September 24 over a phone call he had with Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy on July 25 in which he asked Zelinskiy to investigate Biden and his businessman son, Hunter Biden.

"With his words and his actions, President Trump has indicted himself".

The letter acknowledged Trump and the Republican Celebration beget susceptible this ad "that spreads unsuitable, definitively debunked conspiracy theories referring to Vice President Joe Biden" and told Fb to purchase it down.

The Trump ads states that "Biden promised Ukraine $1 billion if they fired the prosecutor investigating his son's company".

During the 30-minute call, Trump asked Zelensky to investigate Biden, a frontrunner in the Democratic race to oppose Trump in in the 2020 election.

Biden had previously used caveats when discussing whether Trump's behavior merited impeachment.

The president mocked the Bidens on Wednesday on Twitter in a response to the campaign speech.

The State Department this week abruptly blocked the USA ambassador to the European Union, who had been in touch with Ukrainian officials on Trump's behalf from speaking to the inquiry. Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) on stage during the Democratic Presidential Debate at Texas Southern University's Health and PE Center on 12 September 2019 in Houston, Texas. The administration, however, has made clear it will not co-operate with Democrats on Capitol Hill and has been resisting requests for documents and testimony from administration officials - all while keeping up the verbal assault on Biden. "I'm not going to let him get away with it".

Fox News said Trey Gowdy will no longer contribute to its television programs after the former SC representative agreed to help Trump fight his impeachment.

"Donald Trump has demonstrated he will continue to subvert our democratic institutions for his own personal gain, but his shortcomings are no excuse for companies like Facebook to refuse to do the right thing".

- In the wake of Trump's letter, it's unclear whether others involved in the scandal who were scheduled to give depositions will do so.

NPR political correspondent Scott Detrow contributed.

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