Schumer went on to say that the witnesses and documents he’s seeking will provide direct evidence of Trump’s conduct, and told Scarborough “Hunter Biden has nothing to do with this. And by the way, and people forget this, the Republicans could call Hunter Biden on their own. They have 53 votes.”

“You know why they don’t?” he asked, then added “Because they know that will just confirm to every American that everything the president is doing, has done, in this whole sad saga, everything the president’s lawyers are doing, everything the Republicans senators are doing, is just political. They call in Hunter Biden, someone totally unrelated to the charges against the president.”