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Maryland governor supports impeachment inquiry into Trump

October 11, 2019

ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — Maryland Republican Gov. Larry Hogan says he supports an impeachment inquiry into President Donald Trump, because he doesn’t see any other way “to get the facts.”

Hogan made the comments in an interview with Margaret Hoover on PBS’s Firing Line that was recorded Thursday night and will be shown Friday.

Hogan says he’s not ready to say he supports impeachment, or the removal of the president.

The governor also says he’s very concerned about whether a “fair and objective” impeachment inquiry can be done “in this Democratic Congress.”

Congress is conducting an impeachment inquiry based on a whistleblower’s allegation that Trump pressed the president of Ukraine to dig up dirt on political rival Joe Biden as he delayed military aid to the country.