Reaction continues to pour in following comments by President Trump that he’s open to receiving information on political opponents from foreign governments.
Speaking to ABC News, he also says if he got such intel, he wouldn’t necessarily tell the FBI about it.
The president also shut down the idea that a foreign government providing material about his opponents is against the law.
Previously, Trump’s own Attorney General and FBI director have said investigators would want to know of such instances.
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi says the comments are evidence that Trump “doesn’t know right from wrong”
Also reiterating her belief trump has participated in a “criminal cover-up.” and calling it an assault on our democracy.
Pelosi says Congress should approve legislation that spells out such information must be reported.
California Congressman Adam Schiff says lawmakers are looking at doing just that.
Meanwhile, House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy defended the president, saying he believes trump would do and has done the right thing.
The president also defending his position on Twitter and reiterating his claim that his campaign was spied on.