Amid Impeachment Inquiry, Trump Openly Calls on China and Ukraine to Investigate Biden
President Donald Trump has called on China and Ukraine to open investigations into former Vice President Joe Biden and his son, Hunter. Trump spoke to reporters on Thursday from the South Lawn of the White House and he openly called on the two foreign nations to investigate the Democratic presidential candidate.
A journalist asked the President what he wanted Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy to do about Joe Biden.
“Well I think if they were honest about it, they would start a major investigation into the Bidens,” Trump said. “They should investigate the Bidens.”
“Because how does a company that’s newly formed and all these companies — by the way, likewise, China should start an investigation into the Bidens. Because what happened in China is just about as bad as what happened with Ukraine. So I would say that President Zelenskyy, if it were me, I would recommend that they start an investigation into the Bidens.”
“Because nobody has any doubt that they weren’t crooked. That was a crooked deal, 100%. He had no knowledge of energy, didn’t know the first thing about it. All of a sudden he’s getting $50,000 a month plus a lot of other things. Nobody has any doubt. They got rid of a prosecutor who was a very tough prosecutor. They got rid of him. Now they’re trying to make it the opposite way. So if I were the president, I would certainly recommend that of Ukraine.”
He went on to attack the former VP further, claiming Biden had somehow scammed foreign countries.
“Well, I think Biden is going down. And I think his whole situation … because now you may very well find there are many other countries that they scammed, just like they scammed China and Ukraine and basically who are they really scamming? The U.S.A and it’s not good.”
“And that’s probably why China for so many years has had a sweetheart deal where China rips off the U.S.A because they deal with people like Biden where they give the son a billion and a half dollars and probably why China has such a sweetheart deal that for so many years they’ve been ripping off our country.”
Trump’s personal lawyer Rudy Giuliani, who is deeply involved in the Ukraine scandal and has been seeking dirt on the Biden’s while spreading conspiracies about them, was not worried about the President’s statements.
“I see that as exactly what a president should do,” he said. “I’m not saying Trump never did anything wrong but there are other people who did things wrong, too.”
Watch Trump’s remarks above, via Fox News.