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Senator and Democratic presidential candidate Amy Klobuchar has compared the ongoing impeachment hearings on Capitol Hill to "a global Watergate."

Klobuchar appeared as a guest on The View, where she said that Trump's alleged request for the president of Ukraine to try and root out political dirt on Democratic presidential candidate and former Vice President Joe Biden may well have been a breach of national security.

But she will not yet commit herself to say whether or not Trump has committed any crime.

"I want to look at all the evidence," Klobuchar said. "I am the one that said this is impeachable conduct. You have to look at each count, but I think this is very serious what happened here, and it will come over to the Senate, and remember, this isn't a criminal proceeding. It is actually a decision under the constitution about whether or not he should be removed from office."

Klobuchar was then asked if a Senate proceeding would affect her presidential campaign.

"What else am I going to do?" Klobuchar said. "I have a constitutional duty, and I have to fulfill that duty."

When asked about Michael Bloomberg's late entry into the race, she wasn't highly complimentary.

"My issue is you can't simply allow wealthy people to come in and buy elections. That is not what this country is about," Klobuchar said. "My hope is that the people will look at the candidates, and they'll make a decision based on who is best to govern and who is actually best to lead the ticket."