Trump Demands Stronger Defense From Republicans Amid Impeachment Probe

President Donald Trump speaks to the press before departing the White House on November 8, 2019. (Photo by NICHOLAS KAMM/AFP via Getty Images)
November 10, 2019 5:22 p.m.

President Donald Trump wanted his Republican defenders to stick to a very specific script when they defend his call with Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky.

“Republicans, don’t be led into the fools trap of saying it was not perfect, but is not impeachable,” Trump tweeted on Sunday. “No, it is much stronger than that. NOTHING WAS DONE WRONG!”

Several hours before Trump’s comment, Rep. Mac Thornberry (R-TX) told “This Week” anchor Martha Raddatz that he believes Trump asking Volodymyr Zelensky to investigate Joe Biden was “inappropriate” but not impeachable.

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