Treasury Secretary said allowing Congress to see a whistleblower complaint that allegedly calls into question ’s dealings with Ukraine President Volodymyr Zelensky would set a “terrible precedent.”

But and some legal experts say granting Congress access to the complaint is required by law.

Mnuchin, during an appearance on ’s “State of the Union” Sunday, defended Trump against reports that he repeatedly pressured Zelensky during a July phone call to investigate former Vice President Joe Biden and his son Hunter.

The House Intelligence Committee has opened an investigation into the complaint, including whether Trump withheld military aid from Ukraine as part of his efforts to get Zelensky to investigate Biden, a front-runner in the 2020 Democratic presidential primary.

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