Harris calls Trump 'a national security threat' after he says he'd take information from foreign power

Sen. Kamala HarrisKamala Devi HarrisDemocratic White House hopefuls push to expand health care in US territories Democratic White House hopefuls push to expand health care in US territories Tulsi Gabbard has a future in politics — but not at the White House MORE (D-Calif.) called President TrumpDonald John TrumpTrump judicial nominee withdraws amid Republican opposition: report Trump judicial nominee withdraws amid Republican opposition: report Cummings offers to delay contempt vote for Wednesday deadline on subpoenaed census docs MORE “a national security threat” Wednesday night after Trump said he might not inform the FBI if a foreign country offered him information on a political opponent.

“China is listening. Russia is listening. North Korea is listening,” Harris tweeted. “Let’s speak the truth: this president is a national security threat.”

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In the Wednesday interview, Trump would not commit to calling the FBI if offered damaging information.

“I think maybe you do both,” Trump said when asked whether he would contact the authorities or accept such an offer.

“I think you might want to listen. There’s nothing wrong with listening,” he told ABC’s George StephanopoulosGeorge Robert StephanopoulosIowa poll makes waves among 2020 Democrats Iowa poll makes waves among 2020 Democrats O’Rourke dismisses Iowa Poll showing him at 2 percent support MORE. “It’s not an interference. They have information. I think I’d take it. If I thought there was something wrong, I’d go maybe to the FBI.”

Several of Harris’s fellow 2020 Democratic presidential candidates reacted similarly to ABC’s release of the clip. Sen. Kirsten GillibrandKirsten Elizabeth GillibrandDemocratic White House hopefuls push to expand health care in US territories Democratic White House hopefuls push to expand health care in US territories Lawmakers congratulate US women’s soccer team on winning opening World Cup match MORE (D-N.Y.) reiterated her call for impeachment hearings, while Sen. Elizabeth WarrenElizabeth Ann WarrenDemocratic White House hopefuls push to expand health care in US territories Democratic White House hopefuls push to expand health care in US territories Democrats push for tougher oversight on student loan market MORE (D-Mass.) also called for Trump to be impeached.