"We expect you to call each of the above listed witnesses to ensure that Democrats'" impeachment investigation "treats the President with fairness, as Speaker Pelosi has promised," wrote Devin Nunes (California), the Republican Ranking the Intelligence Committee. "Your failure to respond to minority witness requests will be proof that you have denied basic fairness and due process." Public that strengthens support for the impeachment of the president.
Republicans and the president have complained that the Democrats' investigation is wrongly biased. If the Democrats reject the witnesses they have requested, the Republicans will present this as evidence of a one-sided process.
In the letter to ship Nunes established each listed witness.
In addition to Hunter Biden, they also want to hear from Devon Archer, Biden's business partner, who worked with Biden on the Board of the Ukrainian natural gas company Burisma.
Nunes writes that both Biden and Archers can help time with burisma of the American public To understand the nature and extent of the omnipresent corruption in Ukraine, there must be information directly related to President's long-standing and deep-seated skepticism Trump are attributed to the country.
Biden's work for Burisma is an issue in the impeachment investigation on whether Trump abused his power by asking the Ukrainian leaders to investigate the Biden while withholding military aid from their country.
Vice President Joe Biden presses Britain The charges against his top prosecutor, Viktor Shokin, are being charged with Biden and other Western officials claiming that Shokin does not adequately prosecute corruption cases.
Earlier, Burisma was investigated by Ukrainian prosecutors, but until 201
6, when Biden pushed for Shokin According to former Ukrainian and US officials, Burisma's investigation was inactive after being released.
Requesting the anonymous whistleblower to publicly testify, Nunes writes that Trump "should be given the opportunity to face his prosecutors" has also requested that all persons who provide information to the whistleblower be present are forced.
Democrats have pushed back Republicans' desire to divulge the identity of the whistleblower and cited protective measures given to federal employees who anonymously divulge information about state misconduct.