Klobuchar said she wouldn't let VP's child sit on foreign board

Klobuchar said she wouldn't let VP's child sit on foreign board
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Sen. Amy KlobucharAmy Jean KlobucharKlobuchar plans campaign rallies across Iowa despite impeachment trial Impeachment throws curveball in Iowa to sidelined senators Sanders says it's 'disappointing' he's not on campaign trail in Iowa MORE (D-Minn.), a White House hopeful, said Sunday she would not let her vice president's child sit on a foreign board. 

The comment comes as President Trump pushes an attack on leading 2020 candidate former Vice President Joe BidenJoe BidenSchiff closes Democrats' impeachment arguments with emotional appeal to remove Trump Conservative reporter on Sanders: He's not a 'yes man' Democrats feel political momentum swinging to them on impeachment MORE centered on Biden's son sitting on a gas company's board in Ukraine. 

CNN's "State of the Union" host asked Klobuchar on Sunday if she would allow her vice president's kid to sit on a foreign board. 


"No, I wouldn't," she said. "And I can promise you right now by own daughter, who is only 24, does not sit on the board of a foreign company." 

But the senator quickly shifted back to focus on Trump's alleged wrongdoing and stood by Biden in defending him against the unfounded allegations by the Trump campaign. 

"There is no evidence that ... the vice president did something wrong here," she said. "What really matters is that the president was repeatedly trying to get dirt on a political opponent. That is the issue here."

Trump is facing an impeachment inquiry over allegations of asking Ukraine to investigate Biden.