Sen. Rob Portman of Ohio is one of the few Republicans lawmakers to openly rebuke President Donald Trump for asking the new Ukrainian president in late July to investigate one of Trump’s major Democratic rivals, former vice president Joe Biden.
“The President should not have raised the Biden issue on that call, period,” Portman told The Columbus Dispatch on Monday. “It is not appropriate for a president to engage a foreign government in an investigation of a political opponent.”
Portman’s views are a relative rarity among the 252 Republican members of Congress. For the president to be impeached and removed from office, read more >>>