Fox News' Judge Napolitano: What Trump has admitted to regarding contact with Ukraine is a crime

Judge Andrew Napolitano.
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It's probably a good thing that President Trump was busy at the United Nations on Tuesday, because the frequent Fox News viewer wouldn't have liked what he heard during anchor Shepard Smith's afternoon show.

Smith was joined by former Judge Andrew Napolitano, the network's senior judicial analyst, shortly before House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) announced the launch of a formal impeachment inquiry against Trump. Smith asked Napolitano about all sorts of scenarios involving Trump and his phone call to Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky, and whether they would be crimes. Trump has admitted he asked Zelensky to investigate the son of 2020 presidential candidate and former Vice President Joe Biden, and Napolitano said that yes, "it is a crime for the president to solicit aid for his campaign from a foreign government."

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