George Conway argues impeachment effort doesn't need a 'smoking gun'
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Conservative lawyer George ConwayGeorge Thomas ConwayLincoln Project expands GOP target list, winning Trump ire Lincoln Project ad dubs Jared Kushner the 'Secretary of Failure' Hillicon Valley: Trump raises idea of delaying election, faces swift bipartisan pushback | Amazon, Apple, Facebook, Google release earnings reports | Senators ask Justice Department to investigate TikTok, Zoom MORE argued Monday that House Democrats do not need to uncover a so-called smoking gun in their impeachment hearings over President TrumpDonald John TrumpDemocrat calls on White House to withdraw ambassador to Belarus nominee TikTok collected data from mobile devices to track Android users: report Peterson wins Minnesota House primary in crucial swing district MORE's dealings with Ukraine in order to decide if he should be removed from office.

In a tweet, Conway argued that to build a successful case for impeachment in the House that would proceed to a trial in the Senate, Democrats merely needed to uncover evidence pointing to an abuse of power by the president, which he said is already available.

Conway, whose wife Kellyanne ConwayKellyanne Elizabeth ConwayLincoln Project expands GOP target list, winning Trump ire Lincoln Project ad dubs Jared Kushner the 'Secretary of Failure' Watchdog group accuses Stephen Miller of violating Hatch Act with Biden comments MORE serves as Trump's White House counselor, is a vocal critic of the president and has publicly urged his removal through impeachment or other means.

House Democrats have sought to prove that Trump withheld aid to Ukraine over his requests for investigations into former Vice President Joe BidenJoe BidenNAACP seeks to boost Black voter turnout in six states Biden touts Trump saying Harris would be 'fine choice' for VP pick Kamala Harris: The conventional (and predictable) pick all along MORE (D) and his son Hunter Biden, which they argue amounted to a solicitation for foreign assistance in the 2020 election.