Sen. Ron Johnson Ronald (Ron) Harold JohnsonEleven GOP Senators Sign Open Letter Supporting Session Returns Trump GOP Resistance Against Investigation of Hunter Biden GOP Senators Press State Department on Hunter9iden300 BurisE00 BurE ] (R-Wis.) On Sunday dismissed testimony from current and former White House officials who contradicted President Trump's saying it was "just their impression" of the situation.
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The Wisconsin senator said he confronted the president when US ambassador to the European Union Gordon Sundland told him that aid was dependent on "something Ukraine needs to do."
"When I laid out this scenario, the president Trump immediately – and I described it – categorically and firmly denied it, "Johnson said.
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Tupper then asked Johnson about the testimony from Sondland, former aide to President Fiona Hill and Army Lieutenant Colonel Alexander Windman.CNN's host gave Hill testimony that the mention of corruption was "a code" for investigating former Vice President Biden Joe Biden The December seat for a democratic debate turns into Loyola Merimant Biden University. Strategists say Warren's Medicare for All plan might appeal to centrists MORE and his son.
"Well, that's their impression," Johnson said. "I've never heard the president say says, "I want to dig dirt on a potential opponent in 2020." What I've always heard is that the president was constantly concerned about what happened in 2016. "
Lecturer Nancy Pelosi  Nancy Pelosi Trump Calls on Pelosi, Schiff, Biden and Others to Witness Impeachment Investigation elosi saves you Trump, forming impiychment to fail in the Senate? GOP Senator Defends Pelosi's Dumb Call: "What I Said Is Right" MORE (D-Calif.) An impeachment investigation was launched against President Trump after a whistleblower was asked in detail by the Ukrainian president to investigate Biden and his son days after he refused military aid.
Since then, several former and current Trump officials have been testifying behind closed doors to investigators of House impeachment, with several supporting allegations that assistance in Ukraine has been withheld until the country has committed to investigate the bids.