House dom Caucus Chairman Mark Meadows (R-N.C.) on Sunday was skeptical that any of his fellow House Republicans would vote for impeaching President Trump, saying he considered Democratic defections more likely.
Rep. Mark Meadows (R-N.C.) on Sunday said a pair of his Republican colleagues who took issue with President Trump’s July 25 phone call with the Ukrainian president were wrong to suggest there was anything improper in the communication.
“I think the president was acting on a sincere, longly held view and skepticism of foreign aid,” Rep. Matt Gaetz (R-Fla.) said. “I think he was acting on concern about Ukraine being the third most corrupt country in the world.”
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Secretary of Defense Mark Esper on Sunday said the Pentagon will review the vetting process for an exchange program for foreign nationals that admitted a Saudi military officer who allegedly killed three people in an attack on the naval base in Pensacola, Fla.
“Of course, what happened in Pensacola has to inform on our ongoing relationship with Saudi Arabia,” Rep. Matt Gaetz (R-Fla.) said. “That is the message I directly delivered to the Saudi ambassador when she called to offer her condolences.”