Chuck Schumer, chairman of the Senate minority, wants the Senate to hold hearings and to accuse the White House of filing a complaint against President Trump.
The New York Democrat sent a letter to Majority Leader Mitch McConnell on Monday calling on the GOP to take "immediate action" to testify that Trump had attempted to provide security support to Ukraine in exchange for Information that could harm the leadership Democratic presidential candidate and former Vice President Joe Biden.
"I urge you and the Republican majority to take immediate action to prevent President Trump from contradicting a whistleblower complaint from the Intelligence Community, which must be passed by law to Congress," said Schumer Letter to the Republican of Kentucky.
Schumer called on the GOP of the Senate to "initiate an investigation into the government's handling of security assistance to Ukraine."
Democrats in both chambers want access to a report to the Inspector General of Intelligence earlier this year, claiming Trump made a kind of original sound in a July 25 phone call. Promise to Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky in exchange for Zelenskys Commitment to investigate an allegation of corruption in relation to Biden and his son Hunter.
Schumer called for McConnell to hold hearings on this matter and to summon the delivery of the whistleblower complaint to Congress
The Democrats believe that the executive can not hold back the complaint, but the Trump administration claims executive privilege.
Schumer asked McConnell to issue the transcript of the request to Trump.
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