Intel Committee chairman Adam Schiff said Trump's call to intervene in the Chinese election is under investigation to protect voters.
Minutes of Chairman Ship on NBC's Meet The Press:
Look, if you don't act now and wait until you see what happens in November, is it too late? If you think he initiated impeachment proceedings with the Chinese government, can you really wait until after the election to swear Bolton and start the process?
REP. ADAM SHIP:
I don't think we should wait if we come to the conclusion that there are important things that need to be made available to the public. The public needs to know exactly what they have in this president. Much is not a surprise. At the same time, exposing this president's misconduct is the best way to protect the country. Congress can take steps to protect the country. You see, look, these comments that the President made when only the interpreter and President Xi were in the room and blessed the Uyghur concentration camps, so we want to know what he said to Putin when he was alone in the room Putin because it cancels our national security. He is secretly giving away the values of this country to help himself. And that's so destructive to everything this country stands for.
Chairman Schiff was right. Democrats won't charge Trump again before the November election, but they are required to investigate the president's misconduct that could jeopardize the 2020 election.
Democrats will not sit on their hands and ignore Trump's wrongdoing. Trump is asking foreign governments around the world to help with the election, and since Mitch McConnell's Senate Republicans will do nothing, it is up to the House Democrats to protect the election from Donald Trump.
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Mr. Easley is the Founder / Senior Editor and Senior Correspondent of the White House and Congress for PoliticusUSA. Jason has a bachelor's degree in political science. His thesis focused on public policy, specializing in social reform movements.
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