"Well, of course, all this is disturbing. As I said from the beginning, I think it is not right. The President of the United States should not even be on the phone with the President of another country and raise his political opponent, "Reporter Mike Turner, an Ohio Republican, told CNN's Jake Tapper about Union State."
"So, no, that's not right," he added Sunday.
On Saturday, Morrison testifies that US Ambassador to the European Union Gordon Sundland is acting on Trump's instructions in dealing with Ukraine. According to Morrison's statement, Sundland said his president had told him that Ukrainian President Vladimir Zelensky "should announce the opening of investigations" against former Vice President Joe Biden and his son, Hunter Biden. Morrison also testifies that US aid to Ukraine is conditional on the country announcing an investigation into Bidens. There is no evidence of misconduct by Biden in Ukraine.
released by House impeachment investigators on Saturday, further confirming the testimony of others, such as US diplomat Bill Taylor, that Sondland said he was acting on Trump's instructions when he urged Ukraine to announce political investigations.
In an interview with CNN on Sunday, Turner also addressed tweets Trump posted last week during a public testimony of former Ukrainian Ambassador Marie Jovanovich to court. Responding in real time to the president's tweets, which claimed that "everywhere Mari Jovanovic went, he went wrong", the former official said they were "very scary".
"This is certainly not impossible, and certainly not criminal and certainly not intimidating witnesses. Certainly he did not try to prevent or prevent her from testifying, in fact she was in the process of testifying. But nevertheless, I find the president's tweets unhappy, "the congressman said.
"I think with most people I find the president's tweets generally unhappy," Turner said.