Biden: Trump is a threat to US national security[/rtl]
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Former US Vice President Joe Biden said President Donald Trump not only endangered national security, but launched a "direct attack on the independence" of the Justice Department.
Biden made the statement in response to the White House, which published a memo containing a conversation between Trump and his Ukrainian counterpart Volodymyr Zelinsky.
The document shows that Trump asked Zielinski to "serve us" by interrogating Biden and his son Hunter.
Trump urged Zielinski to speak to Attorney General William Barr on the matter.
Biden said Trump had "put personal politics" above US national security interests by seeking to help a foreign leader hurt a president's political rival.
Biden is a major contender to win the Democratic nomination for the US presidential race scheduled in 2020.
For their part, Democrats have opened an investigation in the House of Representatives to isolate the Trump on the back of his request from his Alookrana.anthy