PBS NewsHour

Impeachment calls grow as Trump defends withholding aid

Clip: 09/24/2019 | 4m 19s Video has closed captioning.

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi formally announced the beginning of an impeachment inquiry Tuesday after a whistleblower alleged that the president tried to force a foreign leader to aid his reelection. At the United Nations, Trump faced questions about his own actions, and he seemed to confirm and defend the fact that he withheld hundreds of millions of dollars from Ukraine. Lisa Desjardins reports.

Aired: 09/24/19

Rating: NR

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