Editor’s note: This letter concerns an Oct. 15 Milwaukee Journal story reporting that upon being told by U.S. ambassador to the European Union Gordon Sondland that aid to Ukraine was linked to a 2016 investigation into former Vice President Joe Biden and his son, Sen. Ron Johnson, R-Wisconsin, called President Trump rather than shared the information with other senators or the FBI.

     When the circus comes to town, and the elephant does his thing, there’s always a clown following up in the parade with a pail and scoop.

     If, as a “business man,” he doesn’t understand the emoluments clause in the Constitution, how can you expect him to do anything other than be a poop scooper?  

— Allan J. Mortenson
360 Ardmore Ave.