Sen. Ron Wyden (D-OR) says it appears that Trump conditioned a trade deal with China on the Chinese making up dirt on Joe Biden.
Sen. Wyden tweeted:
As if an all-out pressure campaign on Ukraine to make up dirt on Trump's political rivals wasn’t enough, it appears that the administration was making a trade deal with China contingent on getting manufactured kompromat on Biden. I'm demanding answers. https://t.co/De1FdQBKZQ
— Ron Wyden (@RonWyden) October 30, 2019
Trump trade representative Peter Navarro refused to answer when asked six times if Trump tried to tie a trade deal with China to the Chinese providing dirt on Joe Biden. Trump himself constantly mentions bogus claims about Biden and China. After the Ukraine scandal has all but gotten him impeached, the president has moved on to trying to condition a trade deal with China on the Chinese providing dirt on Joe Biden.
As Sen. Widen pointed out, there is no dirt on the Bidens and China, so Trump is asking the Chinese to invent a scandal for him that he can use to attack Biden with should the Democratic candidate become the nominee and face off against him in the 2020 general election.
If it is proven that Trump conditioned a trade on dirt being made up about Joe Biden, it will be another impeachable offense. With a Democratic House, Trump has not been able to get away with abusing his presidential powers to cheat in the 2020 election. Trump is going to keep trying because he is desperate to hang on to power. No low is too low. No crime is too big for Donald Trump in his quest to stay in the White House.
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