A letter from House Democrats to Vice President Mike Pence requesting documents in the impeachment investigation was based on "fake news," said Vice President Vice President Marc Short.
Chairman Elijah Cummings, D-Md., Chairman of the Intelligence Committee, Adam Schiff, D-Calif., And Chairman of the Committee on Foreign Affairs, Eliot Engel, DN.Y., gave pence until October 15, to submit relevant documents.
The House Oversight Committee has also summoned the White House late Friday night.
The Democratic leader in three House committees wrote that President Trump had "chosen the path of defiance, disability and cover-up" in response to the ongoing impeachment investigation into his behavior during a telephone conversation with President Volodymyr Zelenskiy Of Ukraine.
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The chairmen have written that "… the public reports are rai asked questions about each role [Pence] possibly helped to convey or reaffirm the President's clear message to the Ukrainian president. "
Short said that the House Democrats at" Fox & Friends "hosted with Pete Hegseth just about their" partisan impeachment "narrative and that American people have "enough of it".
"And unlike things we could work with together ̵
"I think this government has continued to help the American people rebuild the military, secure the border and confirm a record number of judges, and just yesterday more evidence of this booming economy with an unemployment rate of 3.5 percent "The economy is booming, Democrats do not want to talk about it and have therefore focused on the impeachment."
The President opposed the democratic attempts to submit documents and administrative witnesses for the investigation, although he acknowledged that Democrats "Have the Voices"
The White House should send a letter Monday to Parliament Speaker Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., Arguing that Congress could not initiate its impeachment investigation without holding a vote for approval Voting is unnecessary.
In the Chairman's Friday letter, they warned the White House that "Speaker Pelosi has confirmed that an impeachment investigation is under way, and it is not up to the White House to say otherwise."
In the letter, Short told Hegseth that the source of the chairman in the letter – a report in "The Washington Post" – was distorted.
"I know nothing about Volker's exchange, I've seen the same news, but you know what, President Zelenskiy himself said he did not feel any pressure from the President or the Vice President, that would have ended many of those investigations at that point," said Short.
"The reality is that we will continue to focus on what we think is most important to the American people," he concluded. 19659003] "There are [are] 21 Democrats living in districts where Donald Trump won in 2016. And these members need to be notified and say," Will you actually help your constituents do things for you? " the EU are beneficial? American or are you on the side of Nancy Pelosi and this endless investigation? "He asked.