Confirmation on Sunday that a legal firm is representing another whistleblower in connection with a formal complaint about President Trump‘s alleged interactions with Ukraine dominated the political talk shows.
Guests also discussed Trump’s request that China investigate the Bidens and the latest developments in the House Democrats’ impeachment inquiry.
Rep. Jim Jordan (R-Ohio) on Sunday repeatedly refused to say whether he believed it was inappropriate for President Trump to call for Chinese authorities to investigate former Vice President Joe Biden and his son Hunter.
Senate Rules Committee Chairman Roy Blunt (R-Mo.) on Sunday expressed skepticism President Trump was “serious” when he called for the Chinese government to investigate former Vice President Joe Biden’s son, Hunter.
Rep. Jim Himes (D-Conn.) said Sunday that the House’s impeachment inquiry would likely be “narrowly focused” on allegations President Trump withhold military aid to Ukraine to force an investigation into former Vice President Joe Biden.
House Democratic Caucus Chairman Hakeem Jeffries (D-N.Y.) said Sunday that moves by the intelligence community’s inspector general and the CIA’s general counsel indicate President Trump’s own appointees are “unnerved by the lawlessness” of the Trump administration.
Sen. Chris Murphy (D- Conn.) said he thinks American voters will ask Congress to focus on facts when it comes to the impeachment investigation rather than adhere to “their loyalty to the cult of Donald Trump.”
Two Republicans challenging President Trump in longshot primary campaigns are split on whether he should be impeached over allegations of soliciting foreign interference in the 2020 election.
Former Rep. Joe Walsh (R-Ill.) said Sunday on CNN’s “State of the Union” that Trump’s public actions a lone are impeachable, but fellow primary challenger Former Rep. Mark Sanford (R-S.C.) said on the same show that such a decision can’t be made until the House completes a formal inquiry.
Former South Carolina Rep. Mark Sanford, a Republican challenging President Trump in a longshot primary campaign, said on Sunday that he isn’t sure if he would still consider voting for Trump in 2020, despite allegations that the president solicited foreign interference to benefit him politically.