Rep. Adam Schiff, the chair of the House Intelligence Committee, questioned Kurt Volker, the former U.S. special envoy to Ukraine, and Tim Morrison, a former White House official who served on the National Security Council, on Nov. 19, in a public hearing as part of the impeachment inquiry into President Donald Trump. Schiff asked Volker why he didn’t believe the allegations against former vice president Joe Biden’s involvement with Burisma, a Ukrainian gas company. Biden’s son Hunter, served on the board of the company. Volker said he’s known Joe Biden for a long time. “I know how he respects his duties of higher office, and it’s just not credible to me that a vice president of the United States is going to do anything other than act as how he sees best for the national interest,” Volker added. The impeachment probe centers around a July phone call in which Trump asked the president of Ukraine to investigate former vice president and 2020 presidential candidate Joe Biden and his son, Hunter.
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