Hawley on Trump: Calls for impeachment are ‘partisan and politically motivated, and I do not support these efforts’

The junior U.S. Senator from Missouri does not believe that an American president pressuring a foreign country to investigate his political opponent rises to the level of impeachment, per the form response Josh Hawley’s office is sending out to Missouri residents:

Hawley previously stated that revelations about Trump’s call with Ukraine “looks to me like another deep state attack.”

The Intercept today examines how Trump’s deeds match up with federal laws on the books.