While Elizabeth Warren is cruising along in the background for the nomination?
Joe Biden still leads in the polls and is the middle of the Trump/Ukraine Caper….
And he’s throwing back….
Biden told attendees at a private fundraiser in California on Thursday that Trump is trying to “hijack an election” by pushing Ukraine to investigate his son and that “He’d like to get foreign help to win elections,” according to a pool report of the event.
“There’s nothing anybody in my family did wrong … at all,” Biden added.
Biden’s remarks are part of an escalating uproar among Democrats over a July call Trump had with Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky in which he suggested he probe Biden about his role in lobbying Ukraine to dismiss a prosecutor who was investigating a natural gas company on whose board Biden’s son sat….
Former Vice President Joe Biden’s presidential campaign released a blistering statement on Thursday calling President Trump “unfit” to lead the nation after revelations that Trump urged the Ukrainian president to open an investigation into Biden and his family.
Kate Bedingfield, Biden’s deputy campaign manager, called Trump “one of the most divisive, unfit individuals to occupy the Oval Office in our nation’s history.”
“His willingness to sell out our national interest for his personal gain endangers our security and his attempts to cover it up put the stability of our democracy at risk,” Bedingfield said.
The remarks come after a dramatic week in which the House moved forward with impeachment hearings over revelations Trump asked the president of Ukraine to investigate Biden’s efforts in 2016 to push for the firing of a Ukrainian prosecutor.
Republicans have alleged that Biden sought the prosecutor’s ouster to protect his son, Hunter, who was on the board of directors for a Ukrainian natural gas company that was under investigation for corruption.
However, the Obama administration has said it sought to have the prosecutor dismissed because he was not doing enough to root out corruption in Ukraine and there is no evidence of wrongdoing on behalf of Biden or his son.
Biden is a top contender for the 2020 Democratic presidential nomination and the House is investigating whether Trump was illicitly seeking to influence the election by going after one of his main political rivals….