Hillary Clinton: 'Impeachable offenses committed on national television still count'

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"Someone should inform the president that impeachable offenses committed on national television still count," she tweeted.


Clinton's tweet was in response to the president's encouragement of the two countries to investigate Biden and his son based on unsubstantiated assertions of corrupt behavior involving both countries.

“I would think that if they were honest about it they’d start a major investigation into the Bidens,” Trump said to reporters Thursday.

President Trump is already under scrutiny for asking Ukraine to "look into" Biden in a July 25 phone call with President Volodymyr Zelensky days after withholding military aid to the country.

News of the call blew up when Congress requested a whistleblower report that described the incident, which later prompted House Speaker Nancy PelosiNancy PelosiPelosi, Schumer slam Trump executive orders, call for GOP to come back to negotiating table Trump signs executive orders after coronavirus relief talks falter Sunday shows preview: White House, congressional Democrats unable to breach stalemate over coronavirus relief MORE (D-Calif.) to launch an official impeachment inquiry.