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Pence defends Trump's call for foreign nations to probe Biden

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Published on October 3, 2019 - Duration: 00:32s

Pence defends Trump's call for foreign nations to probe Biden

U.S. Vice President Mike Pence on Thursday defended his boss' calls for Ukraine and China to investigate 2020 Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden.

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Pence defends Trump's call for foreign nations to probe Biden

"One of the main reasons we were elected to Washington, D.C.

Was to drain the swamp," Pence told reporters during a trip to Arizona.

"I think it's worth looking into and the President made it very clear that he believes, he believes that our, other nations around the world should look into it as well," he added.

Earlier on Thursday, President Donald Trump again invited foreign interference in a U.S. presidential election, publicly calling on China to investigate Democratic political rival Joe Biden - similar to a request that has already triggered an impeachment inquiry in Congress.

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