Mr. Trump argued specifically against that.
"Republicans, don’t be led into the fools trap of saying it was not perfect, but is not impeachable," he tweeted.
The White House document detailing the call - which is not a full, word for word transcript - shows the President clearly asking the leader of Ukraine to investigate the son of Vice President Biden, along with probing the assertion that Ukraine - and not Russia - had hacked Democrats in the 2016 elections.
While the White House and Republicans tried to sort out their impeachment arguments, Democrats were blasting the GOP.
"Witness testimony shows that everybody involved in the President’s pressure campaign knew what he wanted," said Rep. Mike Quigley (D-I), "political investigations to undermine our free and fair elections."
"Republicans cried for weeks for open & public impeachment inquiry hearings," said Rep. Nanette Barragan (D-CA). "Now that public hearings begin this week, Trump & GOP don’t want them."