Romney rips Trump: ‘Wrong and appalling’ to ask China and Ukraine to investigate Biden

David Knowles

Yahoo News

11 hours ago, Friday October 4, 2019

Mitt Romney on Friday became the first Republican member of the U.S. Senate to admonish President Trump over his requests that the governments of China and Ukraine investigate former Vice President Joe Biden, a leading Democratic presidential candidate.

On Friday, Trump defended asking China and Ukraine to investigate Biden, saying his motivation was not to aid his reelection campaign but to root out corruption.

But speaking with reporters at the White House on Friday, Trump was asked whether he had asked any foreign leaders for corruption investigations of people who were not seeking to challenge him in the 2020 presidential election.

“You know, we would have to look,” Trump responded.

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