Biden Attempts To Clarify Comments On If He’d Comply With Congressional Subpoena | NBC Nightly News

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Published: 12/29/2019 01:10 AM

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The former vice president had told the Des Moines Register he would not submit to a Senate subpoena. The next day, Biden told reporters he “would honor whatever the Congress in fact legitimately asked me to do.”» Subscribe to NBC News: http://nbcnews.to/SubscribeToNBC » Watch more NBC video: htt...



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Tonight, former vice president joe biden working to clarify if he would honor a senate subpoena in any possible impeachment trial for president donald trump vowing to cooperate only with a legitimate or lawful congressional investigation. His comments coming after he told the des moines register friday that he would not submit to a senate subpoena. The reason i wouldn't is because it's all designe ...
to deal with trump doing what he's done his whole life, trying to take the focus off him. President trump has said he would like biden to testify at any trial, pointing to unsubstantiated claims that the former vice president improperly aided his son's dealings in ukraine. Today biden took to twitter to clarify hisremarks. I have always complied with a lawful order and cooperated with legitimate congressional oversight. This impeachment is about trump's conduct, not mine, so hans did vice. President biden ever clarify whether he would consider a subpoena on this issue legitimate well. He said, let's cross, that bridge when it comes, but the former vice president is clearly preserving his ability to define, what's both lawful and legitimate, hey nbc news fans, thanks for checking out our youtube channel subscribe by clicking on that button down here and click on any Of the videos over here to watch, the latest interviews show highlights and digital exclusives thanks for watching.


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