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Mitt Romney: 'Troubling In The Extreme' If Trump Asked Ukraine To Investigate Biden

25 days ago   |   By The Huffington Post

The Utah senator is one of the first Republicans to call for more information about Trump's dealings with Ukraine President Volodymyr Zelensky.
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Mitt Romney is the first Republican to condemn Trump Ukraine call over Biden, saying 'it would be troubling in the extreme'

Mitt Romney is the first Republican to condemn Trump Ukraine call over Biden, saying 'it would be troubling in the extreme'

25 days ago   |   By Business Insider

A scandal has been building over President Donald Trump's call with Ukraine's new president. Trump reportedly pressured Ukraine's Volodymyr Zelensky to investigate Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden's son.
Senator Mitt Romney of Utah just weighed in, becoming the first major Republican politician to do so.
"If the President asked or pressured Ukraine's president to investigate his political rival, either directly or through his personal attorney, it would be troubling in the extreme," Romney tweeted. "Critical for the facts to come out."
Romney's remarks come as Democrats...
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