National Review: Cruz Claims Schiff’s Opening Argument Makes Hunter Biden’s Testimony ‘Critical’

News|1.23.20

Senator Ted Cruz (R., Texas) told reporters Wednesday that House impeachment manager’s Adam Schiff’s focus on the propriety of President Trump’s request for an investigation into the Bidens made it “critical” that Hunter Biden testify about his role on the board of Burisma.

“I think the House managers made a very serious strategic error today,” Cruz told ABC News. “Adam Schiff’s arguments to open the day today directly drew into question Hunter Biden and made not only his testimony relevant, which it already was, but it is now critical.”

The Texas Republican explained that if Democrats argue that any allegations of corruption against Hunter Biden and former vice president Joe Biden are a “scam,” such claims are “directly relevant” and need to be explored.

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