Fox News legal expert Gregg Jarrett pushed back Thursday against Home Democrats’ call for President Trump’s impeachment over claims that the commander-in-chief incorrectly pressured Ukraine to examine the Biden household’s dealings in that nation.
” This was a typical thing for our federal government to say ‘please comply,'” Jarrett told ” Surpassed,” while also noting that the U.S. has workplaces all over the world working with foreign governments to stop crimes.
Jarrett, the author of ” Witch Hunt,” responded to Joe Biden calling for the very first time for the impeachment of President Trump Wednesday over the Ukrainian controversy.
Trump has come under fire from Home Democrats over his July 25 call with Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky, in which he urged Zelensky to investigate Biden’s son Hunter’s business negotiations in the country.
Ukrainian energy company Burisma apparently paid Hunter Biden as much as $50,000 each month to rest on its board at the very same time his dad was vice president. A 2nd private equity firm founded by the younger Biden likewise supposedly received $3.4 million from the same business.
Jarrett stated that while Biden’s intent was unidentified, it is a crime to utilize your public office to give an advantage in exchange for something of personal value to yourself or your household.
” The president is definitely entitled to say ‘look into it please if you know, offer it to us,'” said Jarrett.
Meanwhile, according to a Fox News survey launched Wednesday, just over half of citizens want Trump impeached and eliminated from office.
Fox News’ Paul Steinhauser added to this report.