A Republican member of one of many House committees involved in the impeachment inquiry into President Trump stated that data supplied about Trump throughout a closed-door deposition of a former Nationwide Safety Council official “is alarming” and “not okay.”
“Effectively, in fact, all of that’s alarming. As I’ve stated from the start, I feel this isn’t okay. The President of the US should not even within the unique cellphone name be on the cellphone with the president of one other nation and lift his political opponent,” Rep. Mike Turner, an Ohio Republican, instructed CNN’s Jake Tapper on “State of the Union.”
“So, no, this isn’t okay,” he added.
In his CNN interview, Turner additionally addressed tweets Trump posted final week throughout former Ukrainian Ambassador Marie Yovanovitch’s public testimony earlier than the panel. Responding in real-time to the President’s tweets, which claimed that “all over the place Marie Yovanovitch went turned dangerous,” the previous official stated they have been “very intimidating.”
“It is actually not impeachable, and it is actually not prison and it is actually not witness intimidation. It actually wasn’t making an attempt to stop her or would not have prevented her from testifying, she was really within the means of testifying. However nonetheless, I discover the President’s tweets unlucky,” the congressman stated.
“I feel together with most individuals, I discover the President’s tweets, typically, unlucky,” Turner stated.