House Republicans have now called for three Democrat senators to be investigated after it was discovered that they sent a letter to Ukrainian General Prosecutor Yuriy Lutsenko asking him to cooperate with the Mueller investigation.
The Democrat senators who sent the letter were Patrick Leahy (D-VT), Dick Durbin (D-IL) and Bob Menendez (D-NJ). What they did was basically the same thing Democrats want to accuse President Donald Trump of doing: asking a foreign leader to cooperate in an investigation that could hurt their political rival.
The House Republicans are pointing out that if Democrats think such behavior is impeachable when Trump does it, then they certainly ought to investigate Democrats in office that did the exact same thing.
“While hypocrisy certainly isn’t a crime, it is highly unbecoming of the office of a United States Senator,” the 14 Republicans said in a signed letter. “The documented actions of these three Senators are consistent with the allegations recently leveled by an anonymous whistleblower against the President of the United States — allegations which are themselves undocumented and have been discredited by President Zelensky of Ukraine himself, among others.”
There was no word on what will happen as a result of the request, which was made to Vice President Mike Pence and Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell.
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